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I was lucky enough to get a few arty books for Christmas last year, and I've finally got around to making a start on working my way through this one - Carla Sonheim's Drawing Lab.
The book contains 52 "creative exercises to make drawing fun" - and with any luck, as well as being enjoyable, they will help me improve my drawing skills - which as you'll see in a minute, are currently sadly lacking!
The plan is to do one exercise per week, let's see how we get on...
The first lesson, I kid you not, involves sitting in bed and drawing a load of cats from your imagination. I'm sure this will all make sense at some point :)
So on Saturday evening, with the kids engrossed in some spectacularly boring (for us grown ups) teen-movie on Nickelodeon, we went up to bed and drew cats like there was no tomorrow :)
Here are mine:
I told you there was plenty of room for improvement :D
And here are Jay's - which are much better than mine: