Upside Down

In the Betty Edwards art book, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, Betty provides an upside down Pablo Picasso sketch of the ‘Portrait of Igor Stravinsky.’ I picked a different Picasso sketch, ‘Femme se coiffant — study for ‘La Guerre et la Paix’. When I turn the reference picture upside down, the pictureContinue reading “Upside Down”

Realistic Animals

In sketchbook school’s course, Beginning, Roz Stendahl recommends that one sketch from still animal models – such as taxidermy, skeletons or realistic toys when you can not get to the zoo, dog park or natural history museum. During the holidays I received an assortment of animal toy models —realistic and imaginary. Today I drew theContinue reading “Realistic Animals”