Second and third exercises from Drawing for Dummies and some doodling and letters.
Some random bits around the living room and the first exercise from Drawing for Dummies
Already missed a couple of days of drawing with travelling and sorting stuff. Oh well. Grabbed a few minutes during work to sketch my work environment (at home). I spent too long trying to get proportions and stuff right before allowing myself to loosen up and just make scribbly marks on the paper. May not… Read More »
Andy knitting, tried to add my sister but ended up with some kind of witch-troll instead, another christmas decoration, my own slipper/moccasin and a random googled image of a My Little Pony (don’t ask).
Suddenly realised at the end of the day that I hadn’t drawn anything, while visiting my sister. Totally lacking inspiration, scribbled a few ill-proportioned still lives.
Day 2: An abortive attempt at copying a butterfly from a book of insects, and an even worse attempt at a grasshopper. The proportions were all wrong (actually, they were wrong on the butterfly, but not as badly) Slightly better attempt at the grasshopper, a Lego Ninjago figure belonging to my son, and a couple… Read More »
Last month, my sister wrote a blog post about being “able” to draw. http://susieandthepencils.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/ableness-to-draw.html I come from a family of artists on my Dad’s side. He was a graphic designer and book illustrator and both his brothers have been involved in painting or book illustration at times. Both my paternal grandparents were illustrators (my grandfather… Read More »