The thoughts and works of a caffeine addicted artist!
Hi Anita - do you often draw from photographs/magazines? Is it good for practice or is it better to draw from life?
Hi paloma.I usually sketch from life but now and then when I've been stuck indoors for a couple of days and need inspiration I'll grab a magazine.I believe both to be beneficial.When working from magazines I focus more on the face than the figure because it's a great chance to practice features without someone moving around. I think ANY sketching using ANY reference is better than none at all. If you ever sit there for 20 mins or so wondering what to sketch, grab a magazine, better to be sketching something than wasting another 20 mins ;)
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