Corinne maakt

My drawing and painting life

Day 16 Drawings

I am working on slowing down on oneliner drawings. Or as Julie Johnson calls them: continuous line drawings. I am using photo references of girls, provided by Julie. I tend to do them quickly. Now I try doing it differently from time to time. Here’s three drawings of the same girl, pencil and pen on sketchbook paper.

Sharpie pen drawing.

Sharpie pen drawing.

And another, a contour drawing from a different photo.

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8 comments on “Day 16 Drawings

  1. Jill Kuhn
    September 20, 2015

    Love these Corinne! I really like the 3rd one with the Sharpie pen. 😊

    • corinnebekker
      September 20, 2015

      Thanks Jill. That’s my personal favorite too. 🙂

  2. Rose
    January 17, 2016

    I am working through Julies class as well– I loved drawing the continuos line drawings and some of them I did without really watching my hand! I did a couple pages of them. : D

    • corinnebekker
      January 17, 2016

      Hi Rose, nice of you to stop by. And what a great class – hope you enjoy it. I find the continuous line drawings an amazing tool – to use again and again. Hope it works for you too.

  3. Rose
    January 17, 2016

    I am L O V I N G the class.
    I am in my 40’s and have not drawn or painted until August of 2015, not counting elementary school, LOL. I am mainly drawing faces now– watercolor and acrylics dabbling in both. I have just come to a place where I know i need help to make them work better to complete the pictures I see in my head. So I am working on that now!
    I think Julie is showing things that kiddos in high school art and perhaps art school learn as well, but useful tools to help train our brain/eye and hand and about other basics for a good painting. She has such an easy and kind teaching style. Her videos are instructional and to she is to the point.
    Glad I stumbled upon you website and thanks for sharing your progress.

    • corinnebekker
      January 17, 2016

      How cool that you’re back into drawing and painting. I did faces in September and will be returning to them some time this year. Hope to keep in contact!

      • Rose
        January 17, 2016

        Yes, I am following your blog now, so I will keep in contact. : D
        I am a little lazy to do a blog again for myself. It is a lot of work, LOL.
        Maybe one day!
        I will look forward to watch your progress continue. Admiring your use of watercolors and layering. I have so much to learn.
        My Uncle is 92 years old and is a professional artist. I sure wish I had fallen into love with this earlier on in life (And back when I lived near him)– Maybe he could have helped me along. LOL.
        But for now it is other artists along the way and online classes.

      • corinnebekker
        January 17, 2016

        Thanks for the wonderful conversation, Rose. You have loads of time to learn, don’t worry. Just be sure to enjoy the process. I’ve only started a few years ago – and I’m 54. 🙂

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