Ed Mostly, an artist based in Bath, UK, fuels his drawing obsession and hones his powers of observation with a regular habit: sketching self-portraits.
We love how pen and ink artist Q. Rumbley uses the pointillism technique to create gorgeous detail in this work-in-process sketch of an elephant.
We loved how Marianne Boruch’s poem inspired Jean Mackay’s beautifully detailed drawing of a bird’s nest: “Woven basket of a saint sent back to life as a bird…”
Inktober Day 18: Filthy
We loved the expressions of the “Baker Street irregulars” — a response to an Inktober prompt, “filthy” by the artist Screentone.
A former museum assistant unearths drawings in an old, tiny sketchpad, kept in the pocket of a blazer during shifts in the galleries.
You could spend hours poring over Chris Fraser’s intricate Jumble City and still not absorb all of its fine details. But don’t let that stop you from trying!
The watercolors and drawings of German artist Carsten Wieland are wide-ranging, from weekend sketches and seasonal scenes to abstract work and art inspired from his travels. Posts are in English and German.
Back To Basics With Art and Illustration
“Once you let go of any judgement and faithfully transport what’s in your mind onto the page, that’s when you discover who you really are.” Writer and illustrator Millie Ho candidly describes her creative process.
Make Crappy Drawings
Michael Babwahsingh embraces crappy drawings: “And if you’re afraid your drawings don’t look like the stuff you see online or in fancy books or that people will make fun if they see them, who cares? All that matters is that your drawings make sense to you….”
How One Math Teacher Engages Students through Humor (and Bad Drawings)
Whether you’re going back to school or graduated years ago, you’ll enjoy this stick-figure-filled conversation with Math with Bad Drawings blogger and UK-based math teacher Ben Orlin.
The Past Is Gone: A Poem
“Silence makes music / perceptible; perhaps / sadness makes life.” Words and images come together on The Doodling Poet’s blog, like this poem on the creative power of sadness.
27 stickers a day.
15 minutes per sticker.
200 hours of drawing.
In this fun project, Sian and Alex are drawing every Euro 2016 Panini sticker.
A Fresh Drawing Every Day
Urban sketcher Hugo Costa posts a fresh drawing each day — a habit he’s kept up since October 2010. Here, he sketches Calle de la Paz in Valencia, Spain.
Snow Orchard by Ruth Baron Ezra
The graphic qualities of snow-covered landscapes have always fascinated Ruth Baron Ezra. Strong contrast figures prominently in this series of snow-themed pencil drawings.
How Fast is Exponential Growth? (Or, Yao Ming Confronts the Vastness of the Universe)
In this older post we wanted to resurface, Ben Orlin at Math with Bad Drawings explains linear versus exponential growth — with the aid of his mediocre drawings and quirky comparisons.
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