Continual Line Contour with a pen is the best technique I have found to learn to slow down and look.
Thursday’s life drawing session was a “long pose.” The long pose session was three 5-minutes poses and the the rest of the 3 hour session was the same pose. I don’t have the stamina nor the know how yet to do the same drawing for 2.5 hours. I sent the last hour or so drawingContinue reading “Six Hours of Life Drawing Drop-in”
Drawings in a pocket Moleskine
I commit to produce at least one drawing per day EVERY day for a year —365 days in a row — varying my materials, my location, and my thinking. My sources for direction and inspiration are the Sketchbook School One Drawing A Day online class ( https://sketchbookskool.com/kourses/a-drawing-a-day ) and One Drawing A day, a 6Continue reading “One Drawing a Day”
I love dragons.
I am always available and free to model. I can not complain about the results or the process. I can chart my progress over time. Maybe one day one drawing will look like me. I can experiment with different techniques and mediums. There is a theory that I will get much better at other people’sContinue reading “Why Self-portraits?”
Continuous line quick self portraits These 2 to 5 minute drawings look nothing like me. I sit in front of the mirror, pick a starting point and —once I start drawing — I don’t lift my pen. I look at my face and draw the outlines of the shapes that I see to train myContinue reading “Self Portraits”