This Handy Exercise will Teach you how to Capture Motion and Perspective
Just as an athlete must warm up before a sporting event, art journaling is the artist's warm up. A great way to stretch out your perspective and focus is through the art of "Gesture Drawing."
A Gesture Drawing is typically defined as a quick study that captures movement or action. Gesture drawings are typically used as a warm up for many drawing classes. Some teachers will have their students draw a model in pose in a quick time frame from thirty seconds to up to two minutes. Just like stretching, this helps the artist loosen up both physically and mentally when p... [More]