Creative Drawing: Bottles

Drawing bottles can be boring but not if your pencil is attached to a three foot cane. Creativity has never been so exciting. This is the second art tutorial in my series on Creative Drawing. In this drawing tutorial I am using bottles as the theme as they are often used as starting points in GCSE art projects. I draw the bottles with a piece of graphite attached to a long stick to create a more interesting line.

Drawing the bottles on top of each other before looking to add more line is important. With the pencil you can then emphasize the verticality of the drawing. I explain how by varying the line and the tone added to the drawing, the drawing can be come more creative and imaginative. You’ll notice how you can get the eye to focus on elements of the drawing by strengthening the tone.

Imagine drawing bananas can be creative too, if you use two pencils at the same time. Check out my tutorial; Creative Drawing – Bananas
This video is aimed at teenagers studying art and GCSE art, and those wishing to add a little more imagination to their drawings.

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