Being out in nature is one of the most inspiring things you can do. Nature can encompass many different scenarios, including a bustling city park, a serene hike, a lush greenhouse, and camping in various seasons. Because I spend a lot of time drawing architectural urban scenes, I like to change things up by drawing nature scenes. Drawing nature reminds me to keep a loose hand and an organic look to my artwork.

It is important to remember that while you are drawing out in nature, you do not have to draw every detail of everything you see. Nature is boundless, and if you attempt to draw every single leaf, branch, and blade of grass, you will tire yourself out and lose the essence of what you are trying to capture. Take ...

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