Elli Maanpää

Figurative Painter

Tag: how to draw

How To Draw From Reference

How draw from reference - 30 second tutorial by Elli's Illustration

This video tutorial is a 30 second Drawing Lesson that shows the basics of how to draw from reference. In the video I used as a reference my Cat Cocco sleeping in a basket. In this blog post I illustrate the same principles with more details with a green col-erase drawing of a Gecko. Before

How to Draw A Teddy Bear (Eating a Banana With Kinder Toy Paint)

This video is dedicated to my nephew Teo. Since we ran out of time to draw this Teddy Bear together this summer – he lives in California and I in Finland – I decided we could do it in this modern telecommuting way. The art supplies I used were a paint set gotten from a

Aid For Imagination

Has that happened to you that you’d like to draw something from your imagination but when you stare at that blank sheet of paper all the ideas you had just a moment ago, vanishes? It for sure has happened to me. When I’m ready to fall asleep or walking outside my mind is full of