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Drawing in Black & White by Deborah Velasquez

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Exercise 4: FOLLOW THE LINE

IN THIS EXERCISE, YOU CREATE A PIECE WITH VISUAL RHYTHM AND FLOW. THE LINES ARE ALWAYS DRAWN IN PARALLEL. THIS IS A GREAT MEDITATIVE EXERCISE THAT PUTS YOU “IN THE ZONE.”

MATERIALS

Music

White sketch paper

Pen or pencil

Image
Image

1. Play some music.

2. Set up your sketch paper. If you want, you can start and stop new drawings.

3. Put your pen or pencil on the paper and draw a curving line. Start and stop where you wish.

4. Draw another line parallel to the first, following the direction of the line, and then draw another parallel ...

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