A sketchbook is a visual storehouse, a place to practice, and a fascinating and sometimes poignant record of life as well.
Gesture drawings are drawn from short poses, no more than four minutes and often as short as one minute.
Try Your Hand
Try to mentally experience the pose yourself, particularly the more energetic ones. Feel the tension or off-centeredness, the weight on one foot, or the reach or twist as if it were you.
Was this article helpful?