“My hope is that by learning the essential principles of drawing you will be free to express your life through your art.”
All drawing begins with careful observation. Whether you are looking at a subject’s contours, a person’s clothing, someone’s body language or studying anatomy, careful observation comes before drawing.
Gesture is the first step in creating lifelike sketches. The observational skills you developed in the last chapter can be applied when you see an action you want to capture.
If you think of a drawing as a building ...