Art: This Week's Best Tutorials On YouTube
We thought we would do something different and bring to you what we think is the best tutorial videos on YouTube.
Everyone has a Vlog channel or blog. Why? Because deep down we either want to express ourselves, fortune or fame. For some people, it's all 3. This week we decided to post the best 3 art tutorial videos for the unexpressed artist living inside of you. You may have always wanted to learn to paint or draw but never have the time or you may be fearful of attending a class. Maybe, you just don't know where to start.
Here is a little background from the artist on the channels we selected, and a link so you can master the skill.
Jazza's real name is Joshua Alan Brooks. He has over 4 million subscribers and makes roughly $2 million a year. He has over 560 million viewers. Draw with Jazza has published art books and he is also a video game developer. He is doing pretty good for a millennial at the age of 30. He is originally from Victoria, Australia and is a self-taught artist who has been drawing and developing new ideas since the age of 12. Brooks was raised in a Latter-day Saint family but left the church when he was 21 as he no longer agreed with its views.
What makes Jazza so interesting is he is open-minded to new concepts and ideas and willing to try just about anything.
Artist: Have you watched Proko?
Proko also known as Stan Prokopenko is an artist and teacher. He has over 1 million subscribers and his main focus is teaching beginners like me, how to draw. According, to his beautiful art site “I was born in Odessa, Ukraine and came to America at the age of six. At the age of 13, I pronounced myself as a lifelong student of art. Since then I have devoted my life to the arts. During high school, I got an internship at Sony Online Entertainment to animate for the upcoming video game, Everquest II.” To see Stan's work www.stanprokopenko.com
Artist: Sophie Chan
Ok, ladies, we were not about to leave a female out of the mix. Especially, if she is talented, self-taught and has 34 million views. Plus, she gives her viewers a different style of art. Sophie Chan is a self-taught manga artist from Canada who’s best known as the author of The Ocean of Secrets series. As well as using her YouTube channel to promote this series, she also shares time-lapse videos and some excellent tutorials on the fundamental of drawing manga characters. Her series is published in English and German.