INSIDE THE ART STUDIO
In this class series, Darrel Tank offers the unique opportunity to draw a portrait from start to finish AND learn the vital drawing skills that will give you the confidence and power to draw any subject, anywhere, anytime!
Say “goodbye” to drawings that fall short of your expectations, and “hello” to the joy of creating art you can be proud to call your own! Become the master of your pencils with these time-tested, frustration-free drawing techniques.
Discover the subtle secrets to portrait drawing—those small details that most people will never see yet will instinctively feel when they look at your art…
Learn how to capture the perfect expression, draw life into the eyes, and create authentic textures with your pencils—all in the proper perspective, of course!
Darrel shares the principles and practical skills needed to draw a wide variety of common textures. From skin to wood to water and clothing, you’re guaranteed to broaden your creative arsenal!
Discover how the straightedge and divider method allows you to check for proper angles, distances, and proportions from the very start of your drawing. It’s also one of the few ways that you can regularly check for accuracy at any point in the drawing process— this saves you from painful discoveries at the end.
Discover Darrel Tank’s time-tested methods for drawing fur so soft you’ll want to reach out and pet it! (And a lot more.)
The introduction to colored-pencil drawings that you’ve been waiting for. The right tools, the essential principles, a colorful, seaworthy finished product, and everything in between!
Finally, there’s a series that combines Darrel’s pursuit of true-to-character graphite portraits with the fun and mystique of conveying the beauty of a horse!
Darrel adapts his 5-Pencil Method for colored pencils and walks you through the process of bringing “Charlie” to life on paper—step by step!
Drawing storybook curls is easy under the expert tutelage of Darrel Tank. Find out how you can create soft, bouncing, blow-in-the-breeze curls with just a couple pencils and an eraser. Not to mention, add a new work of art to your portfolio!
Finally, you don’t have to be afraid of taking on a project just because you’re worried about capturing the hands correctly. Daddy’s Hands is Darrel Tank’s first comprehensive, step-by-step method for drawing realistic hands!
Discover how to create the landscapes of your dreams! Darrel teaches you how to select various natural and manmade elements and combine them to create a seamless, realistic landscape that is uniquely yours.
A next-level portrait-drawing experience featuring crucial skills like drawing aged skin, curly hair, and various clothing textures. The perfect opportunity to practice a wide variety of skills while creating a soul-stirring portrait viewers won’t soon forget!
“I still believe Darrel's videos got me through the tough times going through my chemo treatments. Got me back to my drawing and got my mind off the rough times.”
“If I had not stumbled across Darrel Tank's awesome site and got a spark for art back in my life, I would never have started drawing again. If I had not learned to draw with the tools Darrel recommends I would have been discouraged and given up a long time ago.”
“In a year I went from not being able to draw anything to drawing very realistic portraits. Thanks to Darrel's great teachings, patience, and encouragement.”
“I cannot thank you enough for all of your 5-Pencil Method tutorials. Absolute beginners and advanced portrait artists alike can garner much skill and confidence by taking your classes. I truly cannot thank you enough. My portraits (pets and people!) have improved 100% since participating in the online classes.”