Author Archives: Suhita Shirodkar

About Suhita Shirodkar

obsessive-sketcher. graphic designer.

Learning from photographs

Taking photographs to learn from my mistakes Continue reading

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Last week’s little sketches

Everyday sketches from last week… Continue reading

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The New Guinea Gardens at Stanford

In the gardens with a friend. Continue reading

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One hundred people: a roundup

My biggest takeout from this week of people sketching is that to keep drawing people, they have to be more than just figures and anatomy to you: you have to be interested in people. And you have to enjoy the inevitable interaction that the process involves. Otherwise, people will remain “stuff you add to a scene to give it scale”. Continue reading

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Day 4, #oneweek100people2017

Day 4 of #oneweek100people2017 . I’m done with 100 people, and here’s my absolute favorite book(s) on the subject of drawing from life. Continue reading

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Day 3, #oneweek100people2017

How is your #oneweek100people2017 challenge going? Are you falling behind? Don’t know how you can do those many sketches a day?? Haven’t started yet??? Have you tried gesture sketching yet? I got lucky this morning. This construction crew turned up … Continue reading

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Day 2, #oneweek100people2017

Day 2 of the #oneweek100people2017 challenge. Continue reading

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