Tag Archives: gesture drawing

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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Figure Friday: All of it

I sometimes post a sketch or two from my weekly figure drawing session under ‘Figure Friday‘. Those weekly figure drawing sessions are many things to me: A way to stay in touch with drawing what I find hardest: the human figure. … Continue reading

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Easy People Sketching

If you want to draw people but don’t know where to start, start here! Continue reading

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Drawing more people into your sketches

Drawing more people in your sketches, step-by-step. Continue reading

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Bar Mitzvah Party

That was one fun party. And I took my sketchbook along, ofcourse. But when you spend most of the evening dancing or eating, the sketches are quickly stolen moments when you decide to sit down for just a wee bit. Brushpen … Continue reading

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Fancy Cars

Can you tell that the people fascinated me a lot more than the cars at this fancy car event at Santana Row in San Jose? They posed by the cars, photographed them, peered into their interiors and rhapsodized about this model versus … Continue reading

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Annual Art Show, Part 2

More music sketches… Continue reading

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