Blind Contour Drawing

Blind contour drawing is a drawing exercise in which the artist draws the contour of the subject without looking at the paper. The video workshop’s focus of blind contour drawing will teach you best practices for focusing on your subject matter and details, while training your hand and eyes to work as a team. 

Have you ever had an interest in blind contour drawing? Would you like to learn useful drawing practices to further your drawing skills and tap into your creativity and artistic confidence?

This video workshop will lead you through an exploration of mark-making and blind contour drawing practices. 

Blind contour drawing is a drawing exercise in which the artist draws the contour of the subject without looking at the paper. The video workshop’s focus of blind contour drawing will teach you best practices for focusing on your subject matter and details, while training your hand and eyes to work as a team. 

In this video workshop, you will participate in a mindfulness practice to help you connect and allow your mind to rest. This will help you to accept your emotional and physical sensations and focus on the present.

While working at your own pace, you will complete blind contour drawing exercises while learning the benefits of the blind contour drawing method and mark-making techniques.

Working independently, you will strengthen skills in confidence and creative intuition, while developing your own method of mark-making to compose the visual space.

Materials Needed for this Video Workshop:

  • Paper, preferred drawing tool (pencil, pen, marker), objects to draw (food, container, plant, mirror to draw face)

Who this video workshop is for:

  • Anyone who wants to explore mark-making, blind contour drawing, or unique drawing techniques. 
  • Those who want to strengthen and develop their own voice as an artist.
  • Anyone interested in developing skills that help you lock into your creative expression and intuition. 
  • Those who want to discover more ways to observe their subject matter or hone helpful warm-up practices.
  • This class is perfect for beginners as well as more experienced artists.