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Drawn to Life: 20 Golden Years of Disney Master Classes Volume 1 by Don Hahn, Walt Stanchfield

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22 Sketching

Don’t be afraid to sketch in public places such as museums, parks, restaurants, etc. And don’t let wind, rain, cold, or heat deter you — those conditions sometimes yield the best sketching. Let someone else drive when traveling so you can draw. Capturing a scene while moving at high speed will sharpen your eye. But also take time to do a more detailed sketch. First draw a rectangle and work within that to force yourself to make a composition — relating one thing to another and to the borders. If you feel a need for toning the sketches, use cross hatch or carry a couple of gray felt tip pens. Get in the habit of using a pen. It is much more direct and does not rub off like a soft pencil. Sketch at home too. Never sit in front of ...

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