10 Tips to Improve Your Life Drawing

This video is the third in a four-part series in which I will be talking about the use of references when creating figurative artwork. In this third video I will explain why making time to draw from direct observation (otherwise referred to as drawing from life) is very important in order to progress as an artist. I also give 10 tips to make life drawing less daunting which will help you improve in this method.

Link to Part 1 of Using References series: https://youtu.be/df0R4tr_8Ys

Link to Part 2 of Using References series: https://youtu.be/4Q9JGCrjUdg

Apples and Pears Still Life Pencil Drawing

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Music : Everyday by Jason Farnham

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