Learning to Draw

“I will condense the meaning of the body by seeking
its essential lines” (Henri Matisse)
I have always been astounded how few strokes
are required to capture the essence of something
extremely complicated – like the human body or
Have you ever had training that took you there?
Any favorite examples of great drawing?
The best course I ever took in my life was
a drawing course: Betty Edwards’ Drawing
on the Right Side of the Brain, taught by
her son, Brian Bomeisler, who is based in NYC
but comes to teach in Boston in March.
Highly recommended: