A Field Guide for Life Drawing

Tips for developing an observational sketchbook practice

Drawing from life is a way to document the world around you. Whether you are an artist, a writer, or simply a curious observer, drawing can be a method of tuning into your perceptions and generating elements for future creative work.

Stories are waiting for you everywhere. Whether it’s in the park, at the laundromat, or on the kitchen counter, it’s often a matter of simply paying attention.