Observational drawing

Improve your drawing skills through the practice of observational drawing. Explore essential techniques and exercises to enhance your ability to capture the world around you.
Sketchbooks, Urban Sketchers, Art Sketchbook, Illustrators, Urban, Figure Drawing, Painting & Drawing, Art, Animation

[Guest post by André Wee in New York City] Scribbling and dotting into a sketchbook, while trying not to make a scene, has become an almost daily activity for me while commuting between Manhattan and Brooklyn. Over the past 2 months, I have started turning my train ride into my own ‘private’ drawing playground. […]

francesca sassoli
Middle School Art, Art, Painting & Drawing, Art Projects, Portraits, Drawing Techniques, Pencil Drawing Tutorials, Drawing Tutorials, Basic Drawing

Directions:Find at least 4 objects that are basic forms (squares, cones, circles, cylinders).Set them up in an interesting composition with 1 light source.Create a pencil drawing from direct observation.Include a background and fill the whole page.Use a full range of values to illustrate chiaroscuro.Pyramidal (triangular) shaped compositions work

Sketches, Draw, Croquis, Design, Drawing People, Kunst, Inspirasi, Resim, Drawings

by Lynne Chapman, Sheffield, UK I’m still working hard on my book. I’m currently writing a chapter about the complications of sketching people, who are, of course, inclined to move about. It’s a problem. Even if they are pretending to be still, it never lasts. People are basically fidgets – you just have to read the […]

Elise Lienhard