Inspired by Yeehung, I decided to take up drawing this holiday. After browsing the tutorial webby he recommended and flipping through Drawing With Your Artist’s Brain, I picked up the graphite to draw my first portrait yesterday.
The product after 90mins:
ahchen has absolutely no idea how to do the shading yet, so Mom’s eye-bags look like ba-ru-gu and her hair resembles mee sua. But at least she seems to be celebrating her 30th birthday. My Sis, a primary school award winning calligrapher, wrote the chio words.
Drawing trains your ability to:
1. see relationships of angle
2. see relationships of size
3. see relationships of position in space
4. see relationships of value (relative darkness and brightness)
Give your right brain a workout now!