Before making thumbnails, even before making decisions about what you want to include in your drawing, the most important thing a beginner can do to improve a composition is to ensure that the drawing will be made in the same proportion as the reference or view that’s being drawn. A viewcatcher makes this easy.
Tips and Tricks
It may seem like thinking about safety takes the fun out of sketching, but being prepared is better than being sorry. Here are 15 tips for staying safe while urban sketching.
Have you ever filled a suitcase with art supplies and then never used them on your trip? In this post, I give my 5 top tips for creating art while traveling so that I only pack what I will actually use. Let go of the expectation that you’re going to make “great art” while on vacation!