Um Abbas

//Um Abbas

About Um Abbas

Sometimes feeling out of this world.

Draw a landscape of a place you’ve never been or drawn.

By | 2017-03-14T18:51:56+00:00 April 23rd, 2016|Art|

Well, I have never drawn a landscape, so that was easy enough…and I have never been in Scotland, or near Ben Nevis, or Loch Eil, and it is my life-long dream to hole myself up in a cottage somewhere near [...]

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Find 2-3 objects, make a scene with them. Draw it. Bonus points for creativity. Double points for dramatic lighting.

By | 2017-03-14T18:51:56+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Art|

Well…not really creative or dramatic, but I was reading the eighth challenge whilst cooking, so just grabbed three nearest objects and stacked them together. Window/overscast daylight don’t create drama, so I have intensified it to create…a dramatic kitchen still life. [...]

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Pick the weirdest object in your house or room. Draw it. Shadows and Highlights.

By | 2017-03-14T18:51:56+00:00 April 21st, 2016|Art|

Since I couldn’t decide what is truly the weirdest object in our apartment (it could be the weird duck-shaped kiddie bike, or the gadgets running our 120l aquarium oxygen supply, or my treadmill, or…what is weird, really?)… …so I decided [...]

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Draw more figures. Quick gestures and silhouettes. x20, with atleast 10 different body shapes

By | 2017-03-14T18:51:56+00:00 April 19th, 2016|Art|

–OK. I cheated this one, it’s not 20. It’s hard to find a decent reference with three young (and curious, in case of the pre-teen) kids running around. And with half of the actual reference sites being banned (as in, [...]

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