“Drawing is the most fundamental and direct artistic
activity… because it reflects immediately the impulses of you imagination as
your hand responds to them. You can do it with virtually anything that leaves a
Everyone can learn to draw.”
Edited from The Art Of Drawing
Drawing begins with lines. To make the smallest mark,
a dot even, you have to drag or twirl your drawing point. Marks and lines are,
therefore, records of movements that took time to make and each line is
individual and specific. What an artist chooses to do with these marks defines
What is Drawing?
Drawing is communication. It is a language. To understand the
communication, you have to be able to read the language of the marks. The distance between the marks.
The weight of the marks.
of any drawing can only be a combination
of what it’s marks can mean to the viewer.
When you draw,
your marks will always mean something to some one else who reads the drawing.
The marks you
make are unique. They are unique to you.
I do not want to hear, “ I wish I could draw”, “I’d love to learn to draw but I’m no good”, “I can’t draw!”
See you in class tonight. #LearnToDraw #EveryoneCanDraw #draw