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Pen sketches from Titirangi Beach

These are some sketches I did at the little park just back from Titirangi Beach this morning. I also tried to draw a park bench (it was simple geometric shapes) but couldn’t get the perspective right and threw those drawings out in disgust. Probably could’ve got it with another couple of tries, but I was ready to go home. 🙂

Note: Click the first one to see the full sketch. I found the shapes the tree trunks created quite interesting.

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A few sketches

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Art school

Night classes!

I’ve been drawing and painting for nearly nine months now, and I feel like I’m ready to take the next step and do some night classes. So, I’ve booked into the Browne School of Art ‘Beginning to Draw and Paint‘ class that starts in February. So excited—and nervous.

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Sketching

Pen sketches of Christmas decorations

Christmas decorations

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Sketching

10 drawing principles

It seems a lot of painters aren’t learning to draw these days, but if like me you are, here’s a really helpful article from Outdoor Painter.