Before we start doing some shading next week, here is an exercise to get you prepared. It will help you with understanding your pencils more. If you have toned paper (and a white pencil) it works best there. If you don’t have toned paper, just leave the first square blank for pure white and use… Continue reading An exercise before we start shading.
Draw this rose in under 10 minutes using varying lines. Follow the video below for the exercise (see video on facebook group page for now). Remember to use different weights and widths in your lines to express different ideas like shadow, light, importance etc. Don’t worry about proportion yet, just try to tell as much… Continue reading Exercise 2 reference photo
Welcome to Tim Gagnon’s Sketchbook Challenge. The goal of the “challenge” is to get you drawing in your sketchbook more frequently. Drawing is the foundation of art. It is one of the first forms of communication, and one of the first ways we, as humans, recorded history. The more you draw the better you’ll get… Continue reading Week 1 – Line quality, intro to supplies.