Day 7’s challenge had simple instructions – draw any subject you are passionate about. However, the challenge was not that easy to complete, I thought about it a little and decided to draw my pet dog, Cheeku. As of now, although I’m fairly decent at drawing after looking at an existing drawing or photo (inContinue reading “Drawing Challenge #Day 7”
Day 6’s challenge was to draw one of the four suggested subjects in Cubist style, which was made popular by Pablo Picasso. Frankly, I must say I don’t really ‘get’ Picasso or the Cubism style. In many of the Picasso’s paintings, I can’t even figure what exactly is being depicted. The course I’m doing alsoContinue reading “Drawing Challenge #Day 6”
Last couple of days were extra busy at work so I couldn’t get back to the drawing challenge. So I can see that I’m not going to finish the 21 Day challenge in 21 calendar days. Might get spread over a couple of months. Anyway, Day 5’s challenge was to pick and draw any oneContinue reading “Drawing Challenge #Day 5”
Day 4’s challenge was to look at and draw my hand in five of seven suggested graphic styles. I chose and drew the following five styles: Continuous Line – In a single line, without lifting your pencil. Though I didn’t lift the pencil, I did double-back to draw each finger nail. Not sure if thatContinue reading “Drawing Challenge #Day 4”
Day 3 challenge was super fun. The task was to imagine and draw whatever you saw in the white space (negative space) in the reference image below. We were supposed to print out the reference image and then draw a sketch. However as I don’t own a printer, I drew my sketch digitally. I’ve interpretedContinue reading “Drawing Challenge #Day 3”
Day 2’s challenge was to draw images with a single continuous line, that is, without taking your pencil off the paper. A number of drawings were suggested. I tried them all, but I’m afraid this is the only one that came up even halfway decent. I definitely need more practice with continuous-line drawings.
I started a drawing course on Linked In called the 21 Day Drawing challenge. My purpose in joining this course is to improve my sketching skills. I have seen many blog posts where the writer has enhanced what he or she has written about with contextual sketches, and I think it would be a goodContinue reading “Drawing Challenge #Day 1”