Let's be clear,no onedoes their best work stagnating in an office all day.
Lovely as my studio is, sometimes I just need to get out and get inspired.
Saying that, there isa knack to it. One thing my first forays into sketching at museums and galleries taught me is thatpreparation is key.
So, here's a few handy tips to help you make the most of sketching in the great outdoors:
DO expect people to look at what you're doing.
People are nosy by nature, so feel confident in the work you're making and thicken up that skin a bit!
DON'T you dare take a rubber.
Perfectionism is the #1killer of creativity. Whenever I take rubbers with me I give up the second something looks a bit skewif. But sometimes that ugly duckling preliminary sketch can turn into a beautiful swan if you just give it time.