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Tips for Sketching People in Public

Drawing in public has been a taunting task for me; I feared the outside judgment and the fact that my failures will easily be exposed. Nevertheless, I knew that sketching people from their natural positions, facial expressions and movements is a valuable learning experience to more lifelike drawings. 490 more words


Livesketch - Ken

A friend did a video-chat with a class I’m teaching. I practiced some gesture drawing, learning from Marc Taro Holmes‘ course on Craftsy, titled Sketching People in Motion (I HIGHLY recommend this course – it’s fantastic). 58 more words

Brush Pen

By the sea, by the sea ...

We spent yesterday at at Surf Beach near Bateman’s Bay, on the NSW South Coast, just under two hours drive from Canberra. It was our first official swim of the summer and we plan to make a few more trips over the coming weeks. 295 more words


A seated figure sketched while waiting for a couple of minutes at the Sports Village at Bath University; I used the rest of the page to test inks on top of paint. 35 more words

From Life

Sketching Ourselves and other Characters

New Sketchers. 12noon Monday August 25 ’14

This is a series of 3 classes for some keen sketchers who we couldn’t squeeze into our weekly classes – so it’s a bit of a ‘special’ really. 2,225 more words


Fearlessly Sketching People


I can see blue skies and not a rain cloud anywhere.

We begin this week with people sketching.  This and perspective would be the 2 subjects people think they cannot do. 1,471 more words