• Tutorial Children's Illustration: 5 basic expressions for character design
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    Tutorial Children's Illustration: 5 basic expressions for character design

    Learn with Teresa Martínez the basic tips to create gestures and expressions in your children's story characters The correct construction of characters, whether they are more or less realistic, is one of the skills that every professional illustrator must master. The posture of their bodies, their costumes... and especially their facial expressiveness, which allows to convey a lot of emotion with just a few correctly placed lines. In the following tutorial, Teresa Martínez (@teresa_mtz), illustrator specialized in children's books, teaches you the basic expressions to give your characters a unique character. Discover them below:

  • Illustration Tutorial: How to Draw Manga Faces Step by Step
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    Illustration Tutorial: How to Draw Manga Faces Step by Step

    Learn the keys to drawing a face front on, facing slightly to the side, profile, and the back of the head with Andrea Jen To draw a character is to give life to a new universe, with their physical and psychological characteristics , their way of reacting to situations, the traits which distinguish them from others. All of that begins with a formula. As illustrator and educator Andrea Jen (@andrea_jen) will show us, the head and face are where this process begins. This step by step guide will allow us to design methodically and with precision, without forgetting the different aspects we should keep in mind for if the character is male or female. Discover this method below:

  • Master Your Circular Saw: A Free Woodworking Tutorial
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    Master Your Circular Saw: A Free Woodworking Tutorial

    Dive into this quick tutorial with Tyler Shaheen and learn a brilliant woodworking hack to upgrade your circular saw into a track saw-like precision tool, all without breaking the bank. Are you ready to take your crafting skills to the next level? Well, you're in luck because today, we're diving into the exciting world of woodworking with the help of none other than Tyler Shaheen, one of our very own teachers here at Domestika. Get ready to unleash your inner carpenter as Tyler shares his secrets to achieving clean cuts with your circular saw. It's time to roll up those sleeves, grab your safety goggles, and dive right in!

  • Watercolor Tutorial: textures with hairs and thorns
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    Watercolor Tutorial: textures with hairs and thorns

    How to create textures in leaves and stems with Paulina Maciel When we face botanical illustration one of the biggest challenges are the textures of leaves, petals and flower stems. In this tutorial Paulina Maciel (@pau_maciel), designer and illustration artist specialized in watercolor technique, and creative director and founder of Canela, will show you some tricks to get more realism in leaves and stems by working on textures. Discover the tutorial in the following video:

  • Free Tutorial: How to Knit a Simple Wristband
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    Free Tutorial: How to Knit a Simple Wristband

    Dive into the world of vibrant knitting with Charlotte Stone's tutorial on creating a colorful wristband. Perfect for both beginners and seasoned knitters! Welcome to another whimsical adventure in the colorful realm of yarn and needles! Today, we embark on a journey with the ever inspiring Charlotte Stone, the genius behind Stone Knits, as she unveils the magic of crafting a delightful wristband bursting with hues and charm. So, grab your needles, and let's dive into this colorful escapade together!

  • Tips for taking measurements in pattern-making
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    Tips for taking measurements in pattern-making

    The world of design and clothing unfolds like a blank canvas, coming to life through the precise measurements that give shape to each garment. If measurements are the stars that guide navigators, patternmaking emerges as the compass that orients toward the perfect creation. Embark on our journey towards excellence in patternmaking! 🚀✨

  • Design Enchanting Worlds with Titus Lunter's Creative Tutorial
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    Design Enchanting Worlds with Titus Lunter's Creative Tutorial

    Embark on a creative journey with Titus Lunter's tutorial, where you'll learn to transform your visions into architectural wonders with a touch of humor and expert guidance. Today, we're diving into the enchanting world of concept art and worldbuilding with none other than Titus Lunter (@titus_lunter). If you've ever dreamt of crafting fantasy spaces that transcend the ordinary, this tutorial is your ticket to architectural alchemy.

  • Sculpting Lifelike Lips: A Quick Tutorial with Jana Büttner
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    Sculpting Lifelike Lips: A Quick Tutorial with Jana Büttner

    Welcome to a journey into the nuanced art of figurative sculpting with the talented Jana Büttner. In this tutorial, Jana, a seasoned figurative sculptor, will guide you through the intricacies of sculpting lips for your clay portrait. Let's delve into the creative process and explore the subtle details that bring your sculptures to life.

  • 8 Free Tutorials to Get Started in Watercolor
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    8 Free Tutorials to Get Started in Watercolor

    Learn the basics of this technique and digitize your creations with watercolor with these tutorials It doesn’t matter if you are starting or are already charting your path in watercolor painting, it is always good to receive advice and learn new tricks from the professionals who work it every day. These 5 tutorials to start, develop and improve your talent in watercolor are essential for you if you are one of those who enjoy the chance and unpredictability of watercolor:

  • Instagram Tutorial: Photographic Composition for Beginners
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    Instagram Tutorial: Photographic Composition for Beginners

    Discover expert tips to start taking good Instagram pictures by learning the basic rules of composition Mina Barrio (@minabarrio) is a product photographer who specializes in phone photography to take striking images for Instagram. She knows how to create expressive compositions that convey meaning and enhance the value of products showcased in the image. In this tutorial, she teaches five fundamental steps to improve your photo compositions with Instagram in mind.

  • Illustration Tutorial: How to Draw from Your Imagination
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    Illustration Tutorial: How to Draw from Your Imagination

    Learn to draw flora and fauna using the imaginary as a reference to find your own style with Violeta Hernández The best way to learn to draw is to familiarize yourself with the technique through exercises that help us to experiment with different materials and visual references. Once you master the first phase, Violeta Hernández proposes that you go even further to find your own stamp: draw from your imagination. What does that mean? To create from what you remember and the sensations an animal or a bunch of flowers have made you feel, for example. In this process, memory, creativity and a desire to let yourself go, will be key. Below, designer and illustrator Violeta Hernández (@soyvioleta), will show you some key tips on how to draw from your memories and the results of her own adventures.

  • Cinema 4D Tutorial: cloning methods in MoGraph
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    Cinema 4D Tutorial: cloning methods in MoGraph

    Learn the best way to clone models using the Cinema 4D MoGraph module The MoGraph module is one of the most important tools that users of the Cinema 4D animation software have for animating objects and creating special effects. With MoGraph you can make models explode, control them using other objects, deform them or create infinite movements. Zigor Samaniego (@zigor), illustrator, modeler, and designer specialized in Photoshop, Cinema 4D and After Effects has a vast experience in this field. In this tutorial, he explains the different cloning modes and tools found within this module of Cinema 4D.

  • Watercolor Tutorial: How to Paint with Watercolor Brushes and Pencils
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    Watercolor Tutorial: How to Paint with Watercolor Brushes and Pencils

    Naranjalidad teaches us different techniques to mix colors with brushes or watercolor pencils, step by step Watercolor offers a wide array of creative possibilities. You only need a brush and a few pigments to get going. Choosing the right colors, brushes and techniques is crucial for bringing the final work to life.

  • Mastering Geometric Beaded Jewelry: A Tutorial with Cora Carroll
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    Mastering Geometric Beaded Jewelry: A Tutorial with Cora Carroll

    Welcome to the world of exquisite jewelry making inspired by nature's beauty! Cora Carroll, an accomplished jewelry designer, will be your guide in this enlightening tutorial. Delve into the art of creating stunning geometric shapes using beads and metal in this step-by-step journey.

  • Fashion Design Tutorial: Tips to Customize Your Sneakers
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    Fashion Design Tutorial: Tips to Customize Your Sneakers

    Learn the secrets to customizing your shoe laces, applying stencils, and protecting your design to make it last with Juan Pablo Bello (MYSNKRS Customs) Sneakers can be an ideal canvas on which to express your creativity. However, working on fabric can be a challenge, both when painting and when keeping it clean and protected. That's why Juan Pablo Bello, Art Director and founder of MYSNKRS Customs (@mysneakerscl), teaches us how to customize the laces of our shoes, apply and paint details, and protect our design so that we can wear them for longer. You can watch his tutorial here:

  • Botanical Design Tutorial: How to Design Frames with Succulents
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    Botanical Design Tutorial: How to Design Frames with Succulents

    Discover the best ideas to design and compose a painting with succulents of different shapes, colors and shades with Compañía Botánica. Botanical design uses nature as an artistic tool: the succulents and their forms are converted into drawings and pigments, whose great variety and versatility can contribute to our creations. In this tutorial, Ceci from Compañía Botánica (@ciabotanica) gives us some design and composition ideas to take advantage of the succulents in our botanical design projects. You can see the video here:

  • V-Ray Tutorial: Introduction to Lighting Tools
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    V-Ray Tutorial: Introduction to Lighting Tools

    Learn the basic tools for natural and artificial lighting with V-Ray When it comes to making a successful 3D architectural model, it is not enough just to take care of the physical objects: you also have to work on the lighting so that the final effect is as close to reality as possible, giving us a sample of what the project would look like if it was ever carried out. To achieve precise and realistic lighting, one of the best options is to use the lighting tools of V-Ray Next, a rendering engine that completes the modeling capabilities of SketchUp. In the following video tutorial, architect María Alarcón (@mariaalarcon_) teaches us the basics of lighting an architectural model created in SketchUp using the V-Ray Next rendering tools. Discover it below:

  • Illustration Tutorial: How to Draw Facial Details
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    Illustration Tutorial: How to Draw Facial Details

    Learn these techniques to add detail and realism to your illustrated portraits with José Rosero Realistic portraiture is returned to time and again throughout art history. It may be intimidating at first but you can learn how to do it, little by little, starting with some basic concepts that will allow your drawings to become progressively more complex. José Rosero (@rosero), visual artist and teacher, is an expert in portraiture with techniques ranging from pencil to quill to Indian ink. He knows better than most how to draw all the accents of a face. In the following video tutorial, he reviews some of the most common facial features, so you can learn how to draw them from scratch:

  • Tutorial Anatomical drawing: how to draw a hand
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    Tutorial Anatomical drawing: how to draw a hand

    Learn how to draw hands and fingers in an anatomically correct way with Zursoif (Miguel Bustos Gómez). Drawing hands is one of the most recurrent difficulties faced by artists. The amount of bones, joints, muscles and tissues that compose them make them a challenge when it comes to capture them on paper. Luckily the artist Zursoif (@zursoif), an anatomical illustrator, explains step by step how to draw a hand starting with the bones and ending with the muscles and skin. Get pencil and paper ready, and let's go!