Yes – I’m doing a MOOC. Who would have thought you could ever do a course on Introduction to Art Concepts and Techniques from Penn State in your pyjamas?
It’s been fun already because it is so back to basics it is almost indulgent. Any excuse to buy a new packet of pencils and I’m in.
Those unpretentious little sticks of graphite, which gave so many of us our first excitement at writing and drawing, are as tricky to master as ever.
So here my exercise for week one.