ChicoBlue wrote: »
This is a pretty good video demonstrating some freehanding exercises.
Icemopper wrote: »
I'll add that in my architecture firm, and in landscape drawings we do and see, even architectural, perfectly straight lines aren't mandatory. We have one guy whose lines squiggle all over the place, and he only uses pen. The important thing is that he gets his intent across with the entire composition, even if his line work is a little sloppy.
One neat trick for some lines is to lay your pinky finger on a straight edge and follow that for the first line of the composition, to give you a good base to start from.
I'll also recommend the drawing lines over and over again for practice, and look up books by Ivo Derpic. I'm on my phone so I don't know if I'm spelling that right. He has some excellent drawing tutorial books for architecture that should have some translation to landscape.
Lastly, some of the best sketchers in our firm have a landscape background, so whatever you're doing must be working!
Lamp wrote: »
I'd be very interested in getting involved in some group enrichment activities
On another note, I found this really interesting article today about the various ways of checking your values in Photoshop, and the limitations of each: http://www.artofscholes.com/checkingvalues/
It's really something I hadn't considered before, and the Ctrl+Y shortcut is amazing! Check it out, guys.
Lamp wrote: »
Bacon and Lyrium, where could you see yourselves and your careers had you NOT gone to school? Could you say a few words about that?