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Drawing: Still Life with Coffee Cup & Vase

I continue to work on my drawing skills.  I’m taking a classical drawing class with a local artist, Sarah F. Burns.  I’m enjoying the learning environment. With this particular still life drawing, I used a coffee cup and clay vase I collected while living in Germany.   My focus is on learning how to draw […]

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On Being A Drawing Student

Opinionated Student I once read that children of artists sometimes have trouble being an art student; they can be the hardest to teach drawing and painting. I can relate. I grew up in the household of an artist, my Dad, John H. Stermer. I have strong opinions about drawing, painting, art in general and my own […]

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How To Draw

The “Draw” Question I’ve been wondering about what people mean when they say someone knows how to draw.  Draw what?  Draw how?  How did they learn?  Do we every finish learning? Drawing Approaches I think there are all sorts of drawing approaches.  Just as in painting, there is the classical approach where the drawing looks […]

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