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What do you have trouble drawing?

  1. waynet profile image51
    waynetposted 7 years ago

    I myself have trouble drawing realistic life stuff like people, but I am working on this with lots of drawing training....

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      Justine76posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I have trouble drawing conclusions....

      1. kirstenblog profile image75
        kirstenblogposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        lol roll

        good one!

        1. hot dorkage profile image73
          hot dorkageposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Conclusions... hehe.  Man, I have even trouble drawing the curtains. 

          Seriously.  I love drawing hands and feet, but I get boggled trying to draw the arms connecting to the body with any kind of 3 dimension plane of movement.  Legs are a little easier because they are usually just walking running or kicking, but arms do all kinds of wacky positions.

      2. Mike Lickteig profile image87
        Mike Lickteigposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I find it easy drawing conclusions, but they are always the wrong ones....

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      artist (>")>posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      hey wayne i think u got my message can u plz respond?

      1. waynet profile image51
        waynetposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Was that the request you sent?

        I'll have a look!

    3. Ben Evans profile image71
      Ben Evansposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I wish I could draw.  At least without a CAD program.  My hands dont seem to do what my mind wants them to do.

    4. writerjay profile image70
      writerjayposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I have trouble with eyes. Drives me crazy.

    5. robertsloan2 profile image98
      robertsloan2posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Vehicles. I hate drawing cars or trains or planes or anything like that. Architecture comes second but I'm getting somewhere on that. Products like phones or glasses or cookware and so forth. I'm all right with people but not that fond of doing them in modern clothing.

    6. yolanda yvette profile image60
      yolanda yvetteposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah, I have trouble drawing realistic things too, like people.

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    Lecieposted 7 years ago

    hi, i made a post a while back asking for advice on drawing movement. i have how to draw books. i can draw the pictures pretty good but when i want to position them a way the book doesn't show i don't know how to. no one really replied to my post.

    1. waynet profile image51
      waynetposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah drawing movement is quite difficult, the best way I've found is once you have gone through a book copying the drawings as they have been laid out as is. You can then start to draw the stuff in different ways to see if it works, sometimes I find that drawing what I want to happen it just works.

      Also observe people and stuff from real life every chance you get and take photographs too I started to do this a few years ago and it helps immensely!

    2. Mike Lickteig profile image87
      Mike Lickteigposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Lecie, one of the things I've done is study animation--particularly old style animators like the Disney studios (not computer-generated images, which is as much a study of computers as art).  An animator is the expert at suggesting movement, and if there are books or online tutorials about animation, you will also see how it relates to an understanding of both the human figure and perspective.  It is one of the most difficult things to get the hang of, but it is also (at least for me) one of the most fun.

    3. kirstenblog profile image75
      kirstenblogposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I actually remember that forums thread. It got me looking into mannequins for drawing purposes which somehow lead to dressmakers dummies which in turn led to a hub about dressmaker dummies including making your own lol
      Funny how one thing leads to another tongue
      I did think the mannequins idea was the best I have ever heard for that problem (different body poses for character drawing). I imagine you would need a whole host of mannequins, from animals to people ones to more easily visualize the different poses smile

  3. Mike Lickteig profile image87
    Mike Lickteigposted 7 years ago

    I struggle some with animal heads--I can usually get the body of a dog or horse (or whatever) down, but unless it's a cartoon, I struggle with the head.

    A different kind of struggle for me is interiors.  I can draw a room with people sitting on chairs, etc., but I get bored and sometimes frustrated with accurately drawing a sofa or coffee table (and getting the perspective right).  I prefer the freedom of drawing people or outdoor scenery to the precision of chairs and pictures hanging on a wall.

    1. waynet profile image51
      waynetposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Ha, I'm quite the opposite there Mike, I can draw interiors for hours on end, obsessed with getting it right to perspective and scale and then I revel in the shading process especially if there are some mix of different textures at work...

      1. Mike Lickteig profile image87
        Mike Lickteigposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Yeah, that makes me crazy, and drawing figures sitting around a table is about all I have the patience for.  While I can get it done it is a study in frustration for me.  Give me a mountain range or a lake and I'm much more content.

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    Deborah Sextonposted 7 years ago

    I can draw people but have a problem with buildings.

    1. Art 4 Life profile image61
      Art 4 Lifeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I have a problem drawing things like motorcycles, cars, etc....but movement in animals and people are a problem...

      1. Art 4 Life profile image61
        Art 4 Lifeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        oops...arent a problem...I mean...

      2. waynet profile image51
        waynetposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        When drawing motorbikes and cars etc, I always like to practice drawing from a photo for a good few tries just to get it right then I tuck the photo away and draw some realistic bikes and stuff....this is another hubpage in draft that I have yet to finish!!

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      pburgerposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      roll

  5. Rafini profile image88
    Rafiniposted 7 years ago

    I have trouble drawing

    even my stick figures don't look believable lol

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      pburgerposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      lol

  6. AEvans profile image69
    AEvansposted 7 years ago

    I have trouble with drawing animals but do not have any problem with drawing people and flowers. sad

  7. anahata profile image56
    anahataposted 7 years ago

    I have problems with all my pictures. I like drawing faces but I can not. But I can draw.May be in me have a talent but I am to yough to find it. My pictures become different and more nice than fom the others. For that I think I can draw.

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    ralwusposted 7 years ago

    may i suggest drawing a parrots foot many times over, close up and from many views, or even noses of people. you will find yourself getting better and better until you are able to draw anything

  9. torimari profile image67
    torimariposted 7 years ago

    Man, I haven't been on here for eons so it's eerily appropriate to see this for me on the top of the forum list. Hahah.

    I have issues with drawing men, and certain perspectives. Plenty of things I need to improvement on.

  10. mega1 profile image79
    mega1posted 7 years ago

    hands and feet - they are hella hard to draw

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    ralwusposted 7 years ago

    well mega, try doing them as i suggest parrots feet until you get it right, or even penises. how do you think michaelangelo learned? otherwise we would have no famous David

  12. torimari profile image67
    torimariposted 7 years ago

    Yes, like ralwus said...draw lots and lots of penises. Lots of them.

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    ralwusposted 7 years ago

    big_smilebig_smilebig_smile

  14. ArthurWinford profile image60
    ArthurWinfordposted 7 years ago

    I have trouble drawing backgrounds, and places.  I am so so at faces and people.

  15. Inspiration101 profile image59
    Inspiration101posted 7 years ago

    I have trouble drawing ANYTHING. I can't draw to save my life!

  16. M. T. Dremer profile image90
    M. T. Dremerposted 7 years ago

    People are definitely the hardest thing for me to draw (particularly the eyes). It's just so hard for me to get the proportions right, and even when I measure it out, they still look like a child drew them (although a lot of children can draw people better than me). I can draw inanimate objects alright and I can shade them really well, but never ask me to draw a face; you will be sorely disappointed.

  17. raisingme profile image86
    raisingmeposted 7 years ago

    I have trouble drawing a straight line, a circle and anything in between.  I have even been known to have trouble drawing a breath.  Two of my three children, have no problem with it at all my youngest is a remarkable artist and my eldest takes after me.  My eldest and I are also both directionally and spacialy (I made up that word) challenged so I'm thinking our gray matter is just not wired that way.

    I greatly admire those who have the ability while I find that I have learned to draw with words.

  18. Sunny_S profile image60
    Sunny_Sposted 7 years ago

    I tend to draw at a decent level if i concentrate ectremely hard and also have something to draw in front of me. Getting my hands used to drawing takes me an hour but the rest is just magic..

  19. CYBERSUPE profile image60
    CYBERSUPEposted 7 years ago

    I have trouble drawing anything. I am the worst. I have trouble with stick figures.

    1. lorlie6 profile image88
      lorlie6posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I'll bet I'm worse, CYBERSUPE!  Actually, everything I draw somehow becomes a big black blob.  Every time.

  20. roxsox profile image58
    roxsoxposted 7 years ago

    i have trouble drawing everything when i try to draw it from a side view

  21. Richard Craig profile image69
    Richard Craigposted 7 years ago

    Self-portrait.  I just can't do it.

    1. Dave Harris profile image80
      Dave Harrisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Get someone to take a good detailed digital photo of your head and shoulders, enlarge it, print it out and copy it, works for me Richard

  22. LeanMan profile image82
    LeanManposted 7 years ago

    I can draw water, draw a conclusion, just don't give me a pencil..

  23. wildorangeflower profile image55
    wildorangeflowerposted 7 years ago

    I can only draw a wildorangeflower --

  24. Dave Harris profile image80
    Dave Harrisposted 7 years ago

    I find the fur on animals the hardest thing to draw, I used to find individual strands of people's hair difficult, but have just about cracked that. Eyes can be difficult too, but I find if you get the eyes right then everything else tends to fall in to place.

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    khmohsinposted 7 years ago

    I love drawing and I often do that. When I was kid, I sketched trees, plants, animals and mountains.. but never human face ...
    But I can sketch much better now smile

  26. L a d y f a c e profile image81
    L a d y f a c eposted 7 years ago

    I'm great with structure and nature, and getting pretty decent with humans, but for whatever reason, I  s.u.c.k  at drawing cartoons! Ellipses always give me a little trouble too. God forbid there be a pitcher or large vase of sorts in my background, so help my drawing. roll

  27. katiem2 profile image57
    katiem2posted 7 years ago

    depth and shawdowing

  28. sofs profile image84
    sofsposted 7 years ago

    I can draw what I see but not from memory.. I've got so much stored there but when I put brush to canvas or pen to paper I blank out.. useful for my meditation though!

  29. Windsweptplains profile image80
    Windsweptplainsposted 7 years ago

    I love drawing people, animals and plants, but things like buildings and automobiles are hard. I think it's because they require so much time, effort and measuring to get them to look proportionally correct.

    1. drewgo profile image61
      drewgoposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I'm the same. I've practiced drawing human figures 100 times as much as the backgrounds that surround them. So I already know what I need to work on.... I think I'll just draw a few more people first to get warmed up for drawing the house in the background...

  30. Mighty Mom profile image89
    Mighty Momposted 6 years ago

    Stick figures are above my skill level.

  31. lindaspreeman profile image72
    lindaspreemanposted 6 years ago

    A stick figure is a challenge!  Seriously no art talent whatsoever.

  32. h.a.borcich profile image60
    h.a.borcichposted 6 years ago

    When I struggled drawing the human form, I had my son pose. Every 15 seconds he would change his pose while I quick sketched. It helped me to draw only the lines I saw rather than waste time on drawing how I thought it should look. There is a difference. Once I let myself draw without over working it, my drawings greatly improved.
    Just a thought smile

    1. Wayne Tully profile image51
      Wayne Tullyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      That's a good thing to try....cheers!

 
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