I have done this lesson every year for the past seven years, and with good reason.  It touches so many key art skills.  Drawing from observation, overlapping shapes, drawing off the paper, stippling, texture, warm and cool colors, and details.

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I LOVE THIS CHALLENGE SO MUCH!!!  The main takeaways I’ve learned from this experience are:

  1. Make time every day to draw, even if it’s only for 15 minutes.
  2. The only way to get better at anything is to practice, practice, practice.

My confidence is coming up, my ability is coming up, and I feel I’m getting a little more creative because of it.

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I was wandering around the Internet the other day, don’t know what I was looking for, when all of the sudden, this caught my eye:

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