Exercises for drawing techniques
As we all know, practice makes perfect.
Here you will find a collection of exercises and lessons that will help you practice the basic skills you need for drawing.
These include: recognizing the shape and orientation of objects, correctly evaluating and drawing distances, angles, and directions, "reading" surfaces, and recognizing and mapping differences in brightness.
The exercises can also help you with such difficult challenges as perspective, light and shadow, or drawing materials, glossy surfaces and reflections.
The exercises are focused on the most important skills needed for drawing – whether you want to draw from reality or bring images from your imagination to paper.
If you repeat these exercises regularly, over time you will improve your skills and eventually be able to make the drawings of your dreams!
If you're looking for inspiration and ideas what you can do with all these techniques, have a look at the inspiration .
Spaces, points and lines
With these exercises you train your sense for spaces, learn to set and hit auxiliary points and to draw straight lines.
Mastering basic shapes
You can do all sorts of things with basic angular shapes: divide, tilt, rotate, combine and much more. You can find the perfect exercises for this here.
Now it gets harder: Ellipses are one of the most important things you have to be able to draw! Here are the exercises for it:
Textures and materiality
With these exercises you can improve your handling of textures.