boulder pencil

How to Draw Landscapes II (video workshop)

Landscape drawings still bogging down in detail? In this workshop we will take a look at some common elements in landscape drawing and explore ways of quickly and accurately reproducing their textures, structure, and suggested detail. We will take a close look at ways of drawing common elements in landscape drawings, grasslands, coniferous forests and, Read More

Glass Creek Meadow

How to Draw Landscapes I (video workshop)

Master the five-minute landscape as you develop your plein-aire toolkit. Learn how to show depth in your landscapes (or any drawing). Discover tricks to help you quickly draw forests without getting sick of drawing trees. Explore simple guidelines to enhance your compositions. Experience the simplicity of the four value system and apply it to draw realistic rocks with ease.

writinginyosemite

Building words

“We encounter each other in words, words / spiny or smooth, whispered or declaimed / words to consider, reconsider.” —Elizabeth Alexander   Language changes how we think((How does our language shape the way we think? Lera Boroditsky, Edge 2016)) and the right word can open a door to thinking articulately about new ideas. Before we had a word for genocide, Read More