First lesson

At the last minute, I signed up for Danny Gregory’s Sketchbook Skool.  I worked through the first week’s video lessons yesterday.  This small sketch was inspired by Danny’s sharing of one of his early sketchbook journals.  The presentations were very thoughtful and encouraging.  I like it already.

Yes, it costs some money.  That was why I was reluctant at first though I can afford it.  Already I find it is good value.  If I didn’t know how to draw at all, the first actual tutorial might not be that helpful.  But I think Danny’s point is doing a sketchbook (or sketch journal) is more about the journey, the experience and the process than any concerns about it being “good”.

I also finished the final lesson of the Strathmore Back to Basics drawing course.  I was less satisfied with it.  I didn’t learn very much new.  That would be a good one for someone who is only just starting to draw.  And it was free.

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About redharparts

Born in Michigan. Attended undergrad and graduate universities there. I've lived in England, Germany, Southern California and now Washington (state). I'm a retired Medical Social Worker with a past specialty in Oncology. I've enjoyed exploring historical re-creation through the SCA. I costume in several fandoms. Lately I've returned to Art and have taken up Urban Sketching, a version of en plein air painting.
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