15-Minute Sketch: Giraffes - Creative Catalyst Productions

15-Minute Sketch: Giraffes

February 18, 2021 1 min read 1 Comment

If you're looking to bring pattern into your work, animals are a great subject. Look at all those natural patterns! We're celebrating bold pattern work with Ryan Fox's "Innovative Watercolor Techniques." Bonus, a giraffe is one of Ryan's two finished paintings in the video so an even better reason to practice drawing these amazing animals. 

Please note: The video does not include audio. Think of it as a reference photo slideshow: Five reference photos will be on the screen each for 3-minutes each. Ready, set, sketch!




Learning to draw takes daily practice. Start by taking 15-minutes a day to draw. Each week we'll post a new sketching video. Each video has 5 reference photos based on a theme. Each image is up on the screen for 3 minutes. If you want to spend more time with an image, see the direct links below for the copyright free images. 


Check out the larger versions of the images from the video. Follow the link to find out more about the photographers who shared them:

Image 1: Three giraffes walking
Image 2: Giraffe looking directly into the camera

Image 3: Three giraffes on the road
Image 4: A giraffe standing off to the left
Image 5: A giraffe profile 




1 Response

Von Mark
Von Mark

May 10, 2019

Great exercise, it’s amazing how rusty one becomes by not using this method… what ever the subject very good practice.. TU

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