wire. If you have a favorite that I didnt include, please add it in the comments. By drawing with your non-dominant hand you are giving yourself the opportunity to be more free with your line. Again, I use a pen in this exercise and try to coordinate your hand and eyes to work together, recording the lines as your eyes follow them. During this exercise you should notice your line becoming more loose and fluid.
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Also focus on looking at what you are drawing as much as the drawing itself and do not stop moving your hand when you look. Example from m the one on the right is an example of tighter more expressive execution. The idea here is to create a drawing where you never lift your drawing utensil from the paper. You should begin to notice improvement in your line quality as become more confident with your drawing. Yes, you read that correctly. My favorite wire for this exercise is tie wire and you can get it almost any hardware store. Example from Julies Journal, usually when drawing we begin sketching the outline of the object we are drawing. The nature of the wire also makes it more difficult to create tight corners. And, dont forget to focus on looking at what you are drawing as much as the drawing itself.
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