Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Drawing on the right side of the brain

Some time ago while studying Commercial Art I had a loan of a book called “ Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” by Betty Edwards. I was lucky enough to purchase one of these books on eBay. The book arrived at my home yesterday, which is timely as I want to take it away on holidays to carry out a refresher course.

I can honestly say that I had no idea how to draw figures though a couple of weeks working with this book I accomplished a portraiture drawing of my son as seen below and another of my husband fishing which I will post tomorrow. The best part about drawing this way is the way I feel so relaxed afterwards and yet to accomplish so much while in this “trance” just blows me away.

"Where the spirit does not work with the hand there is no art”
Leonardo da Vinci

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