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Rehearse Lines

The Exercise

First, lightly place a curved line on a sheet of paper.

First, lightly place a curved line on a sheet of paper.

Now “rehearse” the line, tracing the line with the pen in the air, hovering over the paper.

Now “rehearse” the line, tracing the line with the pen in the air, hovering over the paper.

When you feel you have the movement right, commit the line to paper over the original line.

When you feel you have the movement right, commit the line to paper over the original line.

When working on a finished piece, imagine the curved line on the paper, rehearse the imagined line and follow the same procedure.

When working on a finished piece, imagine the curved line on the paper, rehearse the imagined line and follow the same procedure.

Why

This is a great warm-up exercise which you can do if you have no other inspiration. You don’t need any reference, and it improves your ability to put lines down the way you intended.

Grab a pen or pencil and some paper, and start drawing!

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