Why? Why not?
I used to draw a lot, particularly as a child but these days it's really just doodling. I don't tend to sit down with paper and pencils and make an active decision to draw. I usually just do it while I'm on the phone or waiting for computers to cooperate.
I decided that I would spend that doodling time purposely drawing with the intention or goal of being quick and getting used to drawing again. I just wanted to see what I could do in a short space of time, without getting caught up in all the detail. This is hard for me; when I paint, I can get really stuck on details that just don't need to be that way. Bloody Virgo.
So here's what I did in 10 minutes or so over the last 5 days. It's not mind-blowing but I'm sharing it anyway because I hope to improve, and sharing drives motivation. In the interest of full disclosure, I didn't time myself strictly and some drawings may have been more than 10 minutes. I think you'll forgive me. I should also point out that these are really small - about as wide as an iPhone and about half as long. They were drawn with whatever pencil was close by at the time on scrap A4 printer paper. Quality gear.
|Hmmm...I'm quite happy with this one: Miss 5|
|Mr 9 Right Up in Your Face|
|Stepson. Husband is convinced it's JFK. Just what you want to hear!|
|Mr 9 asked me to draw with him and use his new water-colour pencils. Ummm...sure!|
|Is EPIC FAIL too harsh? So not appropriate for 10 min challenge.|
Should the 10 minute drawing challenge continue? Wanna join me?
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