The question that kept surfacing this week while I sketched is, “What do I leave out?”
Drawing these quickly moving things or people: what do I try to capture, what do I let go?
Drawing a complicated thing like a quilt, “When do I stop? How do I show, ‘quilt’ and yet not get carried away with every single detail?”
Now the question I’ve come to is, “Well, what do I want to include? What is my intention?” It’s a powerful question no matter what your pursuit. For some reason I hadn’t considered it yet for sketching. This coming week I am going to try setting an intention before each drawing session and see where that leads…