Artist's Drawing and Inspiration

Sam has a Bird Bath

Choose your reference photo

When you are beginning a drawing you need to choose a subject which excites your interest and preferably one which challenges you. I especially enjoy drawing kids in action, or totally involved in an activity, or just being still and wondering. The range of expressions offered by children at play is infinite. It’s a whole world waiting for artistic exploration!

So, take plenty of photos, because kids won’t sit still for hours with exciting expressions on their faces waiting for you to puddle about with a pencil! Rifle through your shots and choose a photo which is suitable for a drawing. This isn’t always easy.

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