Transforming a sketch into a field journal entry
Supplement to 'Nature Drawing in Quebec City' series
Nearly any drawing or sketch can become a field journal entry, particularly drawings done "on location" while looking at your subject. Nature-related drawings or drawings of living things, landscapes, and cityscapes lend themselves particularly well to field journal entries.
I have outlined below several extensions which will help you integrate any drawing or drawing exercise into the larger practices of nature drawing, location sketching and/or field journaling.
Field Journal Extensions
- Make a mark next to the sketch you feel is the best looking, the one you might hang on the wall. Do make a selection, even if you don't feel any of the images are of this caliber.
Consider using these extensions with either of the following fruit.root.leaf. nature drawing exercises:
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