When you hit the trail for a day of nature journaling, you want to have all your favorite items at your fingertips. The more accessible you make your journal kit, the more likely you will be to get it out and use it. If your journal is buried somewhere in your backpack and it is
Learn techniques for fast field sketching. Some drawing tools allow you to easily create tone and values without a lot of fussing around. If you like the look and feel of one of these techniques, consider incorperating these tools into your sketching kit. Jack will demonstrate techniques using:soft graphite pencil and blending tool (egret demonstration)
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. Bonus: Each participant will receive
Landscape drawings still bogging down in detail? In this free 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 clouds and skies, grasslands, woodlands, rocks, and water.