Using your sketchbook #3. Artist often use gesture drawings to loosen up before starting their work, and they are great for that, but can you learn from them? What can you learn from blind contour sketches and why should you fill a sketchbook with them? What can you learn from gesture drawings? You can learn: … Continue reading Why keep a Gesture and/or blind contour drawings sketchbook?
Using your sketchbook #2 First let me give you my definition of a doodle and a sketch. A doodle is a very quick sketch you do while your attention is on something else. It can be of anything, but it is not done precisely and without too much accuracy. We’re not talking about Zentangles here, … Continue reading What is a Doodle sketchbook?
Using your sketchbook #1 There are a number of reasons that any artist or sketcher should use and keep a sketchbook. I really only have sketchbooks, I haven’t wanted to convert over to digital and I don’t work on loose paper, so my only real option is to use a sketchbook. But if you do … Continue reading Why Keep A Sketchbook?