Art Tip #15    From Carol Worthey

How Should I Start? What Should I Draw First?

Carol Worthey

Start with something as simple as a straight (not curvy) glass half-filled with clear water sitting on a clean table surface near a light source like a window. Save lifelike portraits, landscapes or complex still lifes such as shadowy vases full of complex flowers for after you have some practice observing and drawing. I am going to walk you through exactly how to look at this simple glass on a table and exactly how to gesture to capture it accurately. Shall we begin?

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