For today’s Art of Concentration drawing I decided to go with a more traditional approach. By traditional approach I mean; it was the way I normally drew and colored these type of drawings. They contained either straight lines, squiggly lines, or both.
The Art of Concentration rules are:
- Draw lines on a page. Straight line, squiggly lines, circles, squares, triangles, stars, it does not matter.
- Color every other section. Start anywhere. Use any color. Typical you will only have a black pen, or a pencil, those are fine.
- If you desire, use multiple colors. Sections of the same color can not touch.
The line drawing:
In a meeting, a classroom, or a waiting room, you will typical only have a pen with one color – below is today’s line drawing colored in black and white.
You may be part of the special group that has many different colors pens on hand. The largest box of Crayola Crayon contains 152 different colors. The largest tin of Prismacolor pencils contains 150 different colors. And, it is very easy to fine a set of 100 different color gel pens. Sometimes, I have the urge to use has many different colors a possible in my drawings, like the drawing below.
I messed up today’s hand drawing, then I messed it up again, and then I messed it up a third time. I should have been simple enough, but I was listening to water draining and was wondering why it was so loud. I gave up and turned the tile over and started again. Since today’s theme was traditional, I decided I would do a sample of my normal typical drawing.
Notice the curvy lines. There are several lines that look like the cursive letter “L”. Drawing the cursive letter “L” is a good pattern to repeat on the page. The letter “S” and the music symbol Treble clef are also good to use. Just keep the line flowing from edge to edge.
What I learned today with my mess up, coloring a section with a marker and going over it with a white Sakura gel pens, gave it a nice color.