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Drawing in Black & White by Deborah Velasquez

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Exercise 5: CONTOUR DRAWING WITH A CONTINUOUS LINE

IN THIS EXERCISE, DRAW YOUR SUBJECT, WHICH CAN BE A STREET SCENE, NATURE, A CHAIR FROM YOUR LIVING ROOM, OR EVEN SOMETHING FROM YOUR IMAGINATION, IN ONE CONTINUOUS LINE. I USED A STREET IN AMSTERDAM AND TREES FROM AN IMAGINARY FOREST IN MY EXAMPLES.

MATERIALS

Black, gray, or tan lightweight or heavy cardstock

White gel pen, black gel pen, or permanent marker

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1. Find reference materials from your home surroundings, pictures from magazines, or online.

2. Set up your drawing materials.

3. Draw ...

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