Giuseppe was politely sleeping on my desk, so he became today’s subject as I attempted another reticulation, a drawing in one long line without lifting your pen from the paper and without stopping. Technically, the lines shouldn’t cross either, but in this case I was also trying to draw without looking at the paper just to see how tightly connected my eyes and right hand were. Honestly, I did look down twice, on his face and on his ears.
Overall I think it came out okay, and this is a great exercise for warm-up or for training your hand to trust what your eyes see.
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