My tutorials blog is filled with various information on how to draw, different techniques, convention tips, and much more. I cover an array of topics and if they fall into the help category then they are labeled as a tutorial.

My tutorials for drawing often include how to use charcoal, or how to control charcoal, and possibly things like how to sharpen charcoal pencils.

For conventions, these are often experience based and I give my recommendations about what you might expect from attending conventions.

I will also cover drawing anatomy here as well. I cover bone structures, the muscular system, and many other parts of the body.

Visit the tutorial archives to view the various tutorial based articles that I have written. Many of these include video with narration or watch-and-learn time-lapse videos. If you have something specific, drop me a line and if I have enough requests I’ll make a video for it.


Figure Drawing Fundamentals Course Not long ago I posted my biggest tutorial I have ever released. I've made a few sections of it available for free such as the How To Sharpen Charcoal Pencils as well as Lesson 4: Line Sensitivity…

Developing Your Art Style Developing your art style. Everyone has a taste in art that they really enjoy, this can be comics, manga, realism, etc. These tastes in art help motivate us, inspire us, and give us something to strive towards…
Gouache painting of a lion with abstract strip across his eye by Adam Miconi

How To Make An Art Portfolio

Creating a portfolio is essential to succeeding as an artist. Let's face it, we all like to share our work and get feedback to help us grow. After all, it's one of the main things that drives us to continue and get better. There is nothing wrong…
Neck Study with digital charcoal in Procreate app by Adam Miconi

Charcoal Neck Study in Procreate Starting to draw digitally on the iPad Pro in Procreate. I've been doing a few studies in Procreate lately and this is a rendering of neck. The point of these studies is first to get comfortable in Procreate as…
How to paint angel wings by Adam Miconi

How to paint angel wings This time lapse video tutorial on how to paint angel wings shows the process of how to paint wings. When I was working on my angel painting that will be release in the near future, I got to a point where I…
How To Sharpen Charcoal Pencils Cover Image

How To Sharpen Charcoal Pencils A short time ago I created an in-depth video on how to sharpen charcoal pencils. It's an introductory course that I wanted to share for free to help teach people how to properly sharpen their charcoal pencils…