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How to Begin a Drawing

2 monthes ago   |   By Gurney Journey

NOTE: If you get my blog posts by email, I'll need to set up a new mechanism, because Google is taking away email subscriptions next month. I'll send you a special email sometime next month to let you know where to subscribe if you want to continue receiving a daily feed. Which of the following is the best way to start a drawing? A. Simple straight lines. B. Sketchy lines leaving the exact contour unclear, and C. Short, indefinite strokes. In his 1916 book Practical Drawing , E.G. Lutz suggested that students should follow the first method. The other two lead to "vacillating" and...
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