Tag Archives: Practice

Let’s Take a Field Trip

I like to take my classes to a local coffee shop to gain experience drawing in public.  For those new to drawing, it’s a comfortable place to get their feet wet sketching on location.  And for the more experienced, it offers a wonderful variety of subject … Continue reading

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One Week 100 People

Did you see the online drawing challenge this week?  #Oneweek100people2017.  I thought it would be kind of fun so I jumped right into the fray on Monday, drawing people every chance I had.  In order to make the daily quota of 20 … Continue reading

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Finding Time to Draw

This week several people came to me with the same question:  How do you make time to draw?  Life is so busy that despite our best intentions it can seem impossible to set aside time to pull out a pencil … Continue reading

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It’s InkTober!

Early in the month I was reminded that this is InkTober!  Many of you probably know what that means but for those who don’t, it’s an online challenge to do an ink drawing a day.  I pondered committing to it, … Continue reading

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Sketching at the Marina

This week our sketching group went to a nearby marina.  Boats are such interesting subjects.   Putting curved hulls in perspective, adding masts, pilot houses and all sorts of marine gear,  drawing each boat to look like they’re floating on moving water, … Continue reading

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Sketching Groups

We have a sketching group where I live.  Once a week we get together at a designated spot to draw whatever sparks our fancy.  Some use pencil, some ink, others use watercolor or markers.  The purpose is simply to get out and … Continue reading

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Drawing a Cucumber

Today, I’m just going to draw.  There’s no better way to improve drawing skills than to practice.  Draw everyday if you can.   There are subjects all around us.  I’ll chose something simple that I can draw quickly.   How about … Continue reading

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