Three ways to maximize shape in linocut compositions

Three ways to maximize shape in linocut compositions

Shape is one of the seven elements of art and is, by definition, a flat, enclosed area defined by lines. If you strategically think about where to place lines, you can create more than just a shape. Your shape could read as light or shadow, imply invisible shapes, and become part of a pattern.

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Ways to Start Drawing Every Day: Sources are all around you

Ways to Start Drawing Every Day: Sources are all around you

Starting is hard. For professional artists and beginners, finding a starting point can be enough to discourage us from beginning at all. We don’t want to ruin a good idea, or waste time and resources on something that might disappoint us. Instead of focusing on a drawing’s outcome, think of drawing as an experience. Every drawing session is an experience in which you can pause, and record your observations.

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