10 ways to convey emotion in your artwork

So you’ve learnt about all the different art techniques you can think of – composition, colour theory, anatomy, light, perspective and so on. But how do you put these together and manipulate them to create a memorable, moving image? 

Want to know how to draw a scene with real emotion? Here are 10 helpful tips to get you started.

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Marisa Lewis studied illustration and creative digital media at university, and loves to both create and look at art. She lurked around doing drawing-related odd jobs for a while, before joining 3dtotal full-time in 2014.