Tag Archives: gesture drawing

Good questions: Studies versus Scenes

Another good question from someone in my Figure Sketching Made Simple class on Craftsy. (I do these Good Questions posts every once in a while.) This person visited a skating rink, and sketched a whole scene, skaters, ice rink and setting, and … Continue reading

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Monday roundup

Last week in sketches. 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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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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