|Green Tractor abstract -oil pastel|
Yesterday I ran a drawing exercises special for the plein air group. I tortured them with fun stuff like drawing with your non-dominant hand, blind contour drawing and mark making to create textures! I was quite pleased with my contour drawing of Helen and Dick, and the negative space exercise was key to helping me think abstractly when it came to painting. I love drawing - whereas painting frustrates me. I recently discovered some oil pastel crayons I had laying around the studio and I'm really enjoying the combination of drawing with luscious color.
|Green tractor abstract - oil pastel|
|Blind contour drawing - Helen and Dick|