Lately, I have been very interested in portrait drawing, and, as always, looking for new sources to inspire me to improve. I happened to find this sketch from the Rijksmuseum. Its simplicity and warmth moved me.Read More
For today’s project, all I had was a few minutes of free time. Manet, a painter whom I admire very much, sketched a sleeping cat in what you would easily guess was a matter of minutes. So this is the exercise I submitted myself to today. Try to take less than 5 minutes to draw a cat – no erasing, no thinking.Read More
Winter scenes are not the easiest landscapes to draw because the main question remains: How do you draw snow? How do you convey the luminosity and texture of snow covering streets and houses? What colours do you use? What difference does it make to paint a winter scene with gouache or to draw it with black ink or coloured pencils?
As always, I turn to the masters of the past for inspiration.Read More
Drawing hands was one of the things I used to fear most when it came to drawing. So I decided to tackle the issue with various projects involving the drawing of hands. This project using the aux trois crayons technique is quick and simple, for maximum effect. Let’s try it!Read More