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Exercises to stretch your portrait drawing muscles

I’ve been busy writing a series of articles for The Leisure Painter about watercolour portraits. After all if I can paint a cow I can paint a person. Right? The challenge is to train your hand to do what your eye wants and secondly, to learn to believe what you see. We all have so …

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Putting people into your sketches

We all avoid putting people into our drawings because we ‘can’t draw people’. Well you can! The advantage of putting people in is that it brings your landscape to life and it gives a scale to your drawing. We aren’t talking about detailed portraits, but just capturing the human element. Take a look at this …

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