Fun Art Exercises to Improve your SkillFun or sort of fun exercises you can do yourself to get better at drawing and painting. We all want to be better at our craft and to create the art that looks more like our vision, or more like the stuff we love to see. But exercises can be dull, even though they are deliberate we can't bring ourselves to do them because we get bored and we don't draw with the goal to get bored.Fun Art Exercises to Improve your Skill by saltytowel
So I devised a few ideas that I sometimes use that can lighten up those studies. I don't really like the word "studies", but who cares? Right?
5 Fun Art Exercises you can do
Cartooning Studies - Say you are all of a sudden interested in drawing birds and pull up a few bird references and start studying them. You can attempt to copy the bird, but will you retain any of the information you learned? I bet you probably won't. What can you do though? You can study the shapes, and then recreate that bird from a different angle to solidify your knowledge. But this too I think doesn't work really wel
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