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Free Art Lessons

Artyfactory offers free art lessons for all. You can teach yourself how to draw, paint and design by following our illustrated step by step instructions. We are building a growing resource of art lessons, design lessons, art appreciation notes, ideas and techniques aimed at improving your artistic skills and increasing your enjoyment in creating artworks.

Art Lessons

 

Art Lessons

Our Art Lessons explore a variety of drawing and painting techniques across a range of subjects and styles. In each lesson we lead you through an illustrated step by step development of the artwork from its initial stages to the finished example.

Our art lessons include African Masks, Ancient Egyptian Art Lessons, Pencil Portraits, Charcoal Portraits, Color Pencil Portraits, Acrylic Portraits, Drawing Animals, Still Life Lessons, Pop Art Portraits, Chuck Close Art Lesson, Perspective Drawing, Aerial Perspective, Pen and Ink Drawing and our Art Quiz page.

 

Design Lessons

 

Design Lessons

Our Design Lessons explore the basic elements of design such as imagery, color, pattern, composition, layout and typography and how to evaluate their effectiveness in the creative process.

Our design lessons include Repeat Patterns, Color Theory, a range of Graphic Design Lessons, the Art of Typography, Designing a Logotype, Isometric Drawing, Isometric Poster Design and famous Graphic Designers.

 

Art Appreciation

 

Art Appreciation

Art Appreciation is the knowledge and understanding of the universal and timeless qualities that identify all great art. The more you appreciate and understand the art of different eras, movements, styles and techniques, the better you can develop, evaluate and improve your own artwork.

Our art history and art appreciation lessons include Art Movements and Styles such as Italian Renaissance Art, Impressionism, Cubism, Fauvism, Expressionism, Dadaism, Surrealism and Pop Art, Art History Timelines, Art History Slide Shows, the Visual Elements of Art, Famous Artists, Portrait Artists, Still Life Artists, Landscape Artists and Animals in Art.