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Drawing in Black & White by Deborah Velasquez

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Exercise 3: TWO-HANDED REFLECTION DRAWING

IN THIS EXERCISE, YOU WILL DRAW IN A FREE-FORM MANNER USING BOTH HANDS SIMULTANEOUSLY ON A SHEET OF PAPER. IT MIGHT FEEL AWKWARD AT FIRST, BUT BE LOOSE AND HAVE FUN WITH IT. YOU’LL BE SURPRISED BY WHAT YOUR NON-DOMINANT HAND CAN DO WHEN YOU DON’T OVERTHINK IT.

MATERIALS

Tape

White sketch paper

2 markers or pencils

Image

1. It is best to stand over your work space for this exercise. Tape the paper onto your work surface so it won’t move.

2. Take a marker or pencil in each hand and place them on the paper. Start anywhere on the page.

3. Without lifting your markers, move both hands at the same time in opposite ...

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