This is the old 90/10 exercise. You may be familiar with it, but I am really starting to love it. For those of you who are learning, the 90/10 exercise is simple. Count to 9 while looking at the subject and when I get to 10 I look at my paper.
Try it out.
About a week ago I had a few posts about what to do when you were stuck in a drawing rut (post 1, post 2, post 3). And it all ended with me writing a little creative process essay. A few of you decided to join in.
The photos below have the credits to the artist directly beneath them. My favorite was the AKIRA inspired drawing by Evan Tedlock.