How to Draw a Good Picture

Preparing for Drawing Choose a good quality drawing pencil. A school pencil will give you a good medium shade line and a medium width of the line. If you want a darker pencil use a B pencil. Most craft and art stores sell drawing pencils. The best drawings use a variety of pencil shades. The…

How to Remove Paint from Walls

Using Sandpaper for Drywall Clean the wall with soap and hot water. To prepare the wall for sanding, first fill a bucket with hot water and soap. Then, soak a cloth in the water and wash off the wall. This will remove any dirt or markings that the paint has accumulated, simplifying the rest of…

How to Paint

Learning the Elements of Painting 1 Understand the use of lines. The most basic type of line used in art is a contour line; this is the line drawn to outline an object. Some painters include contour lines around their subject, while others only use patches of color to show shapes. Determine whether or not…