Category Archives for Drawing Prompts

Draw Tip Tuesday: Drawing People: Hands!

In this week’s Draw Tip Tuesday, Koosje Koene, co-founder of Sketchbook Skool draws her hands. When drawing people, it’s important to capture body language and posture. Especially when you draw from observation, you need to work fast. Drawing hands is, like drawing people, about gesture more than anything. Let’s practice, using our own hand as […]

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A Drawing A Day: May 2019 Drawing Word Prompt List

Here are the May prompts for A Drawing A Day! If you need more motivation, sign up for klass with Veronica Lawlor. A Drawing A Day is a great way to join a community of sketchers committed to growing their practice and drawing every day. Be sure to share your daily drawings on Facebook, Instagram, […]

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How to draw shoes

Draw Tip Tuesday: How to Draw Shoes

In this week’s Draw Tip Tuesday, Koosje Koene, co-founder of Sketchbook Skool draws shoes. Drawing people is an endlessly interesting challenge. We see people around us all the time, yet it is very hard to draw them in the right proportion, capture gestures and body language. And what about perspective and foreshortening? Share your drawings […]

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how to draw people in motion

Draw Tip Tuesday: How To Draw People in Motion

In this week’s Draw Tip Tuesday, Koosje Koene, co-founder of Sketchbook Skool draws people on the move! Drawing people on location is fun but it’s tricky too! Because they are always moving. Koosje shows how you can practice so you feel more confident when drawing people on the move. Share your drawings created with this […]

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How To Use Markers in drawing

Draw Tip Tuesday: How To Use Markers

In this week’s Draw Tip Tuesday, Koosje Koene, co-founder of Sketchbook Skool draws with bold Ecoline brush markers. We all have art supplies that we once bought but didn’t know how to make use of them, until we see someone use them and then it makes perfect sense. Inspired by Carlos Aponte, who teaches in […]

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A Drawing A Day: April 2019 Drawing Word Prompt List

Have you been drawing every day with us? A daily drawing practice can help improve your skills, and as your skills improve so does your confidence in your art. If you’ve been drawing daily, awesome! If you’ve missed a few days, start again with us in April. If you need more motivation, sign up for […]

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A Drawing A Day: March 2019 Drawing Word Prompt List

It’s March and spring is JUST around the corner. Draw it into the world with us! Here are the March prompts for A Drawing A Day. Don’t miss klass with Veronica Lawlor. A Drawing A Day is a great way to join a community of sketchers committed to growing their practice and drawing every day. […]

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drawing with an eraser

Draw Tip Tuesday: Drawing With An Eraser

In this week’s Draw Tip Tuesday, Koosje Koene, co-founder of Sketchbook Skool makes an inverse-type drawing with her eraser. Try something new this week and flip your pencil over to draw with the eraser! Watch as Koosje makes a drawing using a graphite background and an eraser as her drawing tool. Here’s how to draw […]

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A Drawing A Day: February 2019 Drawing Word Prompt List

Here are the February 2019 prompts for A Drawing A Day. You can still join us for klass A Drawing A Day where you’ll be part of a great community of sketchers committed to drawing every day of the year, led by Veronica Lawlor. Be sure to share your daily drawings on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter […]

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how to write an art mnifesto

Draw Tip Tuesday: How to write an Art Manifesto

In this week’s Draw Tip Tuesday, Koosje Koene, co-founder of Sketchbook Skool shares some tips for writing an artist manifesto. A manifesto should remind you why you love making art and how it makes you feel to do it. Write it in the middle of a sketchbook so you come across it when you don’t […]

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