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Illustration & Inspiration: Keeping a Sketchbook

Leah Goren, Illustrator

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5 Videos (31m)
    • Introduction

      1:34
    • Leah's Sketchbook Practice

      11:33
    • Exercise 1: Drawing Patterns

      5:40
    • Exercise 2: Drawing from Life

      7:12
    • Exercise 3: Drawing Your Space

      4:59

Project Description

Your sketchbook exercises:

Exercise 1: Drawing a Pattern. Pick a reference photo for inspiration, and turn it into a full-page pattern in your sketchbook.

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Exercise 2: Drawing from Life. Pick an object around you to draw, and create 2-3 different drawings based upon that one subject.

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Exercise 3: Observational Composition. Draw your surroundings! Maybe it's the corner of your room, your kitchen cabinets, or the window over your bed. Capture your space in one composition.

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Materials:

For more from Leah, be sure to check out her 2 new books, Besties and Ladies Drawing Night: Make Art, Get Inspired & Join the Party.

To buy some of Leah's beautiful products, have a look at her online shop.

For more fun exercises, check out Leah's class with Ladies Drawing Night on Skillshare: Drawing Exercises: Collaborative Illustration with Ladies Drawing Night

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