01 2016 September
By French Girls
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FG Challenge Galaxy (1)

August Challenge Winner!

We just finished our August Galaxy Challenge! Our winner was…wait for it…cookierain! Her beautiful draws wowed us with their celestial details and vibrant auras. We asked cookierain some questions about her art and French Girls. Check it out below! French Girls: What do you like best about French Girls? Cookierain: I like the people in the FG community....

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07 2016 July
By French Girls
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By Cue

#OrlandoVicitims

All drawings are of the Orlando shooting victims and were made by French Girls artists. These pieces of artwork are a tribute to them. Thank you to our AMAZING artists! Artists Include: Coyotejaune, Mostly Outlines, MikeA, Lou_kass, theForce, Nicoletta, Happyabalobacindy, Newfinhander, k8ekeene, MildlyTickyMagma, Adoorabullox, Carrie124, PrincessSkippy, Chirst47, DrCupcake, Cue, for_fox_sake, Frenchita,IcarusThroughLead, RaisaPuu, HeidiZissou, Crizdizzle, IronicJellyfish,...

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23 2016 June
By French Girls
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Featured Artist: Rj8907!

Hey, remember when we blogged! We are going to start doing that again! Today we are highlighting artist Rj8907! Every month we will pick one artist to showcase on the blog. We hope you enjoy getting to know them more! What is your French Girls username? Rj8907 How long have you used French Girls? Over...

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13 2015 October
By Andrew Herman
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Textbook display of Impressionist work.

Art for Starters: Impressionism

Art for Starters is a series of articles that intends to educate any level of artist by introducing famous artists and explaining influential styles in a straightforward and easy to understand manner. To understand Impressionism correctly, we have to start a little further back.  Let’s back up to the Renaissance, in about the 14th century.  As...

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12 2015 October
By Rob O'Scotch
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Can Art be quantified and compared? Yes, and it’s really cool.

Can art by quantified and compared? Of course it can silly! “How is this possible?” you might ask. Its all made possible with the power of data and a little elbow grease. Lets start by looking at what information we can get from a single drawing.  Specifically this one:This drawing uses 8 different colors, 18 different...

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09 2015 October
By Graydon Speace
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before-and-after

How to Draw Hair (In This One Particular Way)

Mankind has always wondered about hair. It was originally thought to be made of grass, because of the way it grew, but scientists concluded this was impossible because it tasted too bad. The current theory is that the human head is actually covered in millions of tiny little spiders who are spinning a complicated web to catch bugs...

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01 2015 October
By Jeff Farkas
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Pablo Picasso's creation portraying a cubist technique.

Art for Starters: Cubism

Art for Starters is a series of articles that intends to educate any level of artist by introducing famous artists and explaining influential styles in a straightforward and easy to understand manner. Before we get into Cubism, let’s start with a quick experiment: Look out the nearest window and visualize how you would translate what...

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30 2015 September
By Adam Ceresko
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How are artists spending their commission revenue?

Earlier this year, we launched the ability for artists to be commissioned by their fans.  This was a big step in the evolution of French Girls as for the first time it allowed any artist to earn revenue on the platform.  Since then, there has been thousands of commissions purchased ranging from $10 – $100 a...

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25 2015 September
By Andrew Herman
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Wolves and Eagle carrying team

French Girls Go Outside

Every once in a while, we the French Girls Guys get to step back from our work easels and computers, see the light of day, and run around in the woods together.  Last weekend was one such time when we took a team trip to Camelback Mountain Adventures to…uh…have a Mountain Adventure!  The following is a...

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23 2015 September
By Graydon Speace
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Watch and Learn: Crosshatching Techniques

Want to learn some cool drawing skills? Hatching and crosshatching are two techniques that use layers of lines to create value, texture, and the illusion of light. These techniques works well with a number of drawing mediums including pen and ink, graphite, colored pencils, chalk, and other sharp, pointy items. Hatching and crosshatching were popular...

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