Using Colour to Develop Gestural Drawing

By Paula Briggs

Gestural Drawing

Gestural drawing is a useful exercise to help children make free, intuitive sketches. It reminds us to see the “whole” before putting down the detail of any single part of a drawing. Gestural drawings are fluid and energetic and can stand alone or be used as preliminary sketches as the basis for more developed drawings.

This resource describes an adaptation of a gestural drawing exercise uses layered colours of ink to help develop awareness of the stages of a gestural drawing, and to add an energy to the finished result.

Please log in here to access full content.

Username
Password
Remember me
Forgot Password

 

To access all content, I would like to join as…

An Individual

Creative practitioners, educators, teachers, parents, learners…

An Organisation...

Schools, Colleges, Arts Organisations: Single and Multi-Users

AccessArt is a UK Charity and we believe everyone has the right to be creative. AccessArt provides inspiration to help us all reach our creative potential.


Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial