Start With Simplicity
Many people often claim that they cannot draw even before they attempt to pick up a pen or pencil.
Put a pencil into a babies hand and he/she will start drawing. Sure, your wall may get a bit messed up but who cares if you have another emerging Picasso?
On the left here, is a simple drawing of a stylized angel.
It has simple shapes like the head, wings and body!
Realize that anyone can create masterpieces—if babies can do it, so can you. We are all gifted to create stunning images but we’ll require constant practice to become a star.
We all get discouraged if we listen too much to our peers—tell them to take a hike because the art of drawing is very simple. All you have to do is start with basic shapes and build on it with simple lines and curves. Your imagination is unlimited, right? So get cracking with your lines.
To boost your confidence, try these 5 easy things first:
Basic cylinder for drawing practice
Simple 3D Shapes
Every drawing starts with simple shapes made up of rectangles, triangles and circles, among other shapes. If you're bored with such pre-school drawings, you can start drawing 3D versions of these shapes like a box, a ball or a cone.
You can perfect your drawing or attempt to skew some sides to create odd shapes. You can then attempt to draw shadows and experiment with light sources from different directions.
Later on, mix various shapes together and play with perspective.
life refers to artwork focusing on inanimate common objects whether man-made or
natural. One of the most popular pictures
to draw is a table setting with bottles, fruits, wine glasses and other household
objects. This is a good concept to try especially when you're looking for
inspiration, as all you have to do is look around you and you'll find your
Simple Cartoon Characters
Every child has a favorite cartoon character and you can start learning to draw yours. While many characters are just made of simple lines and shapes, the more complex ones can be easily drawn by analyzing the basic structure that makes up their bodies first.
copying an image of your character in static pose like sitting or standing. You
can then proceed by copying images where your characters are moving until such
time that you're comfortable drawing them without copying anything.
The reason body parts are among the many things to draw is because you can check out your own all the time for references.
The more you see them, the more the images are retained in your mind and the better your drawing will be each time. You don't have to draw your entire body or your whole face right away.
You just have to observe one part, such as the hand, and try to draw it on paper just like copying a picture. You can then experiment with different perspectives, lighting effects and even movements. If you find it a bit difficult, try copying a few hands from Google images.
You don't have to freeze in panic when drawing picturesque landscapes. For starters, forget about the minute details of the leaves on the trees, the grasses on the field and the rough edges of the rocks. In others words, forget all the smaller details—draw in the broad masses.
Just start with the big, rough strokes for the more obvious objects in
the scene such as the mountains, the horizon line, the fields and even the
large trees. For now, draw the grasses in quick, short lines, the leaves in
rough zigzags, and the clouds in fluffy random curves.
You don't have to develop a phobia on drawing, telling everyone that you can't do it even before you try. Start with the easy ones and experiment from time to time. With constant practice, you will soon realize that drawing complex images is a breeze.
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