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    1 month ago - By Urban Sketchers Chicago

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    Drawing the Line By Barbara Weeks
    A line drawing is like a solo piano. It can express everything from the even cadence of practicing scales, to the emotion of a concerto, to the novel rhythm of a jazz improvisation, and all with just a single instrument! A 2B pencil is usually my instrument of choice but a ballpoint, a fountain pen, a fiber-tipped pen or even a stick can bring its own distinct qualities to a sketch.
    There are many reasons to explore line as a drawing technique. Here's just a few: It comes naturally to us. Watch a child draw with abandon using line. We all...
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