Drawing and sketching are passions of mine.
I suppose that is obvious. After all, I illustrate and design by profession. Creating art relaxes me and helps me focus. I guess that’s why I doodle all the time.
People tell me they would love to get started sketching. Yet they feel artistic skills are out of reach for them.
As the saying goes, if it’s important you’ll find a way. If not, you’ll find an excuse.
Don’t worry. You won’t hurt my feelings if drawing isn’t as important to you as it is to me.
I believe that, like any other skill, you can learn to draw if you practice enough. If you really want to learn something, you can do it. Learning anything takes work and dedication. But if it’s important to you, I believe you can learn anything, including how to draw.
Learn how to Get Started Drawing and Sketching
I wrote some posts below to help you get started sketching.
Some of my drawing posts are tutorials to learn to draw. Other posts discuss how to buy the right art supplies. I don’t believe you need to spend loads of money on supplies, especially to start. Still, some supplies work better than others and will help make the task easier.
In posts, I’ve written on my logo design process and how I create graphics and illustrations, I’ve mentioned Vector Artwork or Vector Graphics a few times. Part of the process of creating a logo or other illustrations is creating vector artwork from the drawings. But what is Vector Artwork? How does Vector Artwork? And what […]
What is Print-on-demand? Print-On-Demand is a publishing and manufacturing process where an item can be printed one at a time, as the orders come in. This is different from traditional manufacturing, where a huge inventory of items are created and hopefully sold. One of the biggest benefits of print-on-demand is being able to test out […]
When you are just beginning to learn to draw, it’s very important to draw as much as possible, whenever possible. Don’t dismiss your doodles and sketches as “not good enough”. Not good enough for what? You’re learning! Simple Inspiration Sometimes the simplest things around us, while pretty boring as subject matter, can still provide us […]