why warm up when drawing?

To my fellow sketchers, here is a brilliant blog-post on getting ready to sketch (or draw, if that is what you prefer to call your actions), written by Roz Stendahl at Roz Wound Up Why Warm Up When Drawing? a short excerpt: I do warm up sketches in my journals because I want to connect my…

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things I do for love

I am testing my  watercolours; types and shades I have already told you (several times – yes, I know!), that I haven’t been drawing for almost 30 years – AND regarding watercolours: I am a novice. So there is much – VERY MUCH – for me to investigate. Today I have been especially interested in…

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knowing my materials

An essential part of sketching, especially if you — like to/have to/ want to — draw fast, is to know your tools well. You have to experiment to find out how the different kinds of pens, pencils and watercolor equipment in your kit works, what kind of line quality different pens will give you, color…

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