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Welcome to where the PAST meets PRESENT!
Here you will find illustrations of stone tools and ceramics, drawing tips, and lessons.

You’ll learn how to illustrate an artifact by using a step-by-step technique that will enable you to create a valid drawing, regardless of your artistic ability.

Simple techniques enable you to illustrate artifacts with ease. You can find each lesson under the Blog.

Whether you’re a current archaeologist, interested in learning how to draw realistic images of artifacts, or a student, with a desire to add a new skill to your resume … this website was designed for you.

“Hakuna matata,” no worries, you will be able to create an illustration, by following a few simple steps, even if you say you’re not an artist … I promise!

You’re going to learn how, with pen and ink, to indicate wear zones and worked areas made by human hands – thousands of years ago!

Let’s breathe some life into an old stone tool. …
Ready to Draw?
But first, let’s take a look at some of the art supplies you’ll need, and then we’ll begin with lesson one: Drawing Artifacts to Scale.

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Art supply list for illustrating artifacts.