Just stumbled across this wonderful resource for you as you build your visual vocabulary: Diane Bleck’s Top 100 Icons Remember: copying is what you do in art school to learn how others have solved drawing challenges. It’s good to copy, then modify, then make things your own. Spend a happy hour or two copying these … Continue reading Copy Everything You Like: Icons!
Need something to draw? Open the fridge… I drew these on the ipad with 53’s Paper.
In Pencil Me In, I talk about the different types of drawing: Life drawing, Drafting and “Idea” drawing, or doodling. Doodling is a icon-based drawing system, more resembling writing than what an artist would do. That means rather than drawing something exactly as it looks, you draw an idea of how it looks. Some things … Continue reading How to Draw a Squirrel