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observational drawing, How to Draw what you See: Techniques and Tips to Improve your Drawing Skills
Observational Drawing Tips
ART Drawing still life
emptyeasel.com: How to draw what you see: Techniques and tips to Improve your Drawing Skills
textural still life
This reminds me of a piece I had to do for Mrs. Brisco's class in high school. Mine was not nearly as beautiful though
Observational Drawing by Oliver Crossley, via Flickr
Drawing visual movement. Try having students take a small video of an activity. Clip a series of still shots, and create drawings that combine the various caught movements.
How to Improve Your Drawing Skills
Totem by Mari triaℓ. Minimalistic drawing of a deer yet still very clear. Looks great for a tattoo
From the Garden by David Galchutt
Good to show students block method way to start a drawing and measure/compare sizes & shapes . . .
Somebody moved my led pencils and I can't find them and they cost like $4 and I want them now or I'm gonna cry!!!:(
Horse #draw - french art tutorial
beautiful plants and flowers drawing