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Drawing Pencil Sketches Newsletter, October 2012
October 01, 2012

Drawing Pencil Sketches
Newsletter October 2012


Artists, welcome to this months' newsletter

If you want to know all the tips and tricks on this site, when new pages are loaded or what is going on in the art and drawing world, subscribe to the RSS feed when you can get daily updates. RSS is really simple syndication or Rich Site Summary.

It is used basically to publish updated drawings, (even your uploaded drawings) blogs, news headlines or video clips. It is just a "feed" of a few lines so it does not take up much of your time and you get to know what is going on. You can subscribe to RSS from any page on this website.

There are thousands of searches every minute of the day on "How to draw flowers" which seems to be the top drawing keyword on the internet. Also there are popular related keywords like "How to draw roses" and many "How to draw sunflowers." Apart from how to draw flowers, there are numerous webpages on drawing landscapes, cars, people and just about everything you can think of.

Wouldn't it be great if you could get to a point where you don't need to purchase any books, magazines, drawing courses online or webpages on "how to draw...?" This is a point when you are pretty much at the professional level selling your artwork or teaching. A lot depends on your goals as an artist, if drawing is just for pleasure or as a hobby, then the ocassional book purchase or whatever is part of that.

I used to ask myself questions "how can I improve my drawings skills?" and "How can I take it so the next level?" I decided the best thing was to take up figure drawing and that entailed me getting to know all about human anatomy from basic bone structure to muscle formations. The skeleton was first but once you are familiar it becomes second nature—and when you are young, you don't forget these things. I must have thousands of figure drawings stacked away in the archives!

You can draw every day and never stop learning even if you are a real pro like Picasso or Matisse. With drawing, there is so much to discover about yourself, your feelings and emotions towards the object or scene you are painting or the portrait you are drawing of a family member.

When you open up your sketchbook, the first thing to decide on is what to draw. Whatever it is you must have affinity or passion for it. In Sangeeta's paintings the passion shows through with the redition, color and subject matter.

Please write to me if you have any questions about drawing or sketching and if you have not done so, download the free book on drawing.

Yours in Art and Drawing

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PS: Have fun drawing, I'd love to see your work showcased here. Please do write if you have any comments or questions especially when you upload your drawings, just a few words will do about your drawings and you.

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