Aug 14, 2011
cat drawing, sunday sketches
This is one of the sketches that I used to make last week's animated video. This sketch was done quickly and without erasing. I had placed the small, cream-colored paper on top of a large piece of sketch paper. I ended up using both pieces for this drawing.
Lately, I've been reading Frederick Frank's book titled "Zen Seeing, Zen Drawing." One of his exercises in the book for drawing is to keep your eyes on your subject while drawing on the paper. You are not supposed to check your paper at all during this exercise. I started out that way but then moved on to glancing quickly at my paper and then keeping focused on my subject. Overall, I liked how I came in to a rhythm with my hands and eyes and became less conscious of a divide between my mind and my actions. Thank you to ZenDotStudio for introducing me to this author.
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