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From the album: Drawings and sketchesBoth of these were done as exercises back in 2005 when I was trying to get back into art after a thirty-year break. Both exercises came from a great book for beginners, called "The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain" by Betty Edwards. And here's a link to her website: https://www.drawright.com/ Drawing number 1 was a pretty fair attempt at a self-portrait, I thought. (You will notice that I still had a little bit of hair around my ears and the back of my neck in those days!) Number 2, the "upside-down" drawing was a particular revelation for me! Basical
This is another really useful trick that I learned from: Advertisement Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by Betty Edwards. Please allow Standard Privacy in your browser, in order to see the link below: artfreaks.com is owned by an Amazon.com sales affiliate. Verified sales resulting from clicks on Amazon.com product links placed by "smb" or the site-admin will generate a small commission for the owner of this free website for artists and photographers. Tip: (From the book...) Instead of drawing, for example, a man's arm with his hand resting o
From the album: Drawings and sketchesThis was another practice sketch that I did from Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, by Betty Edwards, back in 2005 when I was trying to get back into art after a 30-year break. This little exercise was based on copying a portrait of Gustave Corbet, and it introduced the use of charcoal with a little bit of shading here and there.
From the album: Drawings and sketchesThis was a practice sketch that I made back in 2005 when I first started trying to get back into art. My inspiration was a really good book that managed to convince me that I could draw! Personally, I think that this is the one book that every aspiring artist should read, before anything else... The book is called Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain and, after 15 years, I would still highly recommend it.