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 for Figure Drawing Fundamentals Course by Adam Miconi
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Figure Drawing Fundamentals Course

Figure Drawing Fundamentals Learn To Draw The Figure | In-depth Training 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 I'm…
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Developing Your Art Style

https://youtu.be/ZFdLpzwEb2E 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
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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
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Charcoal Neck Study in Procreate

https://youtu.be/5hhqBA3m48A 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…
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Behind the scenes to selling art at conventions

I have put quite a few conventions under my belt and I wanted to share some things I've learned behind the scenes to selling art at conventions. Be prepared, this is a long post but each section is titled so you can jump to your most informative…
How to paint angel wings by Adam Miconi
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How to paint angel wings

https://youtu.be/E-FIicS1hls 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…
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How To Sharpen Charcoal Pencils

https://youtu.be/rRMXr5HRGYY 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…
Charcoal skull drawing for Should I Go To Art School post
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Should I go to art school?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7k4836cXLhY   Should I go to art school? First you need to understand that any type of education you go for is a commitment, not just a want. You can’t do it when the motivation hits you, it’s more…
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The Importance of a Sketchbook

I wanted to discuss the importance of a sketchbook. This is often a very overlooked aspect when it comes to progressing your drawing abilities. In this article we will discuss what a sketchbook is and how it’s used, what to put in a sketchbook,…
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Digital Painting Tools

I often ask what I use to do my digital paintings so I figured I would post up a personal review. Keep in mind these are all my opinions, feel free to have your own. There are many programs out there and I’ve tried a ton of them and I recommend…