Now that your observation brain is warmed up with gesture sketching, let’s slow it down and observe the lines that make up the objects that you’re studying. Contour sketching is a powerful tool for observation, asking questions about form, light, and place. In this video, I’ve outlined what you should be looking for in your subject, and how to add in the details you see.
I hope you enjoy the third video in the Tools for Observation mini-series: Contour Sketching (below). Tomorrow, I'll be sending you Part 4: Gesture Sketching.
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