Drawing is about Seeing

September 30, 2013
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I love to draw. Drawing is about seeing, making marks, erasing, making more marks and seeing some more ….. I love the process!

Drawing in Pencil of Tree Branch by Barbara J Hart 28″x20″

Drawing is a discipline used to gather information. It’s my way of converting an idea into a simple line, a way of making marks on paper. When I draw, the subject takes on a life of it’s own, and  it brings an awareness of the value of every day objects.
Close up of Tree Branch- pencil on paper by Barbara J Hart-28″x20″

“Learning to draw is really a matter of learning to see – to see correctly – and that means a good deal more than merely looking with the eye” – Kimon Nicolaides, The Natural Way to Draw. 

Work in process -tree drawing – pencil on paper by Barbara J Hart – 28″ x20″

Here’s my latest drawing on the easel and the second drawing in my tree and branch series.

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