Tonight I'm working from Draw People in 15 Minutes. (Amazon affiliate link, although I got it from the Works - there's a banner ad in the sidebar/footer if you want to explore.) I'm using a 2B pencil and a Cass Art sketchbook, and the exercise is blind contour drawing. The idea is that you draw … [Read more...] about Drawing exercises – blind contour drawing
learn to draw
As I mentioned a while ago, (dear 15 year old me) I have spent most of my life convinced I couldn't draw. When I took up photography a while back, I started seeing things differently. And then I started drawing. To begin with, I wasn't quite sure what to do, or what I was interested in drawing, … [Read more...] about Learning to draw: my journey so far.
On recommendations from a couple of people, I dug out our copy of Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain: A Course in Enhancing Creativity and Artistic Confidence (Amazon affiliate link) today. (Turns out there's a new edition. Must not buy.) It seems that in my experimentation I've worked out … [Read more...] about Sunday sketching.