Module 2.2

Drawing on Your Brain

Exercise your brain while learning how to draw! Insightful resources and activities to enhance visual intelligence and strengthen whole-brain functions.

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2.2.B1

Drawing on Your Brain
By Brenda Hoddinott

Drawing on Your Brain is designed for everyone who can hold a pencil – from absolute beginners to professional artists. Each of the 40 tutorials in this book is categorized as either a resource or an activity.

About the Author

Brenda Hoddinott

Author of Drawing for Dummies, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Drawing People, Drawing Book 1: Getting Started, and owner of Drawspace.com

Individual Lessons


FREE 2.2.A1

Turn a Doodle into Contour Drawings
By Brenda Hoddinott

FREE 2.2.A2

Draw a Symmetrical Design
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A3

Ready! Set! Go Draw! (Worksheets)
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A4

Draw Two Faces and a Vase
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A5

Outline a Duck by Identifying Visual Clues
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A6

Draw with Simple Symmetry (Worksheets)
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A7

Draw with Lines, Spaces, and Shapes (Worksheets)
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A8

Contour Cuddles the Cow
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A9

Draw Linus Upside Down
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A10

Draw Grendel Gremlin Sideways
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A11

Draw the Negative Space of Chairs
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A12

Contour Negative Spaces
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A13

Plot, Dot, and Draw a Manikin
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A14

Plot, Dot, and Draw Inside Squares
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A15

Contour a Human Brain
By Brenda Hoddinott

FREE 2.2.A16

Frontal View of a Horse's Head
By Brenda Hoddinott

FREE 2.2.A17

Goldie the Goldfish
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A18

Draw Still Life from Memory
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A19

Rhino in Pajamas
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A20

Lilly the Lovely Lily
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A21

Crisscrossing a Surreal Scene
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A22

Plot, Dot, and Draw Inside Squares
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A23

Turn Shapes Into People
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A24

Overlapping Parts of Cuddles
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A25

Triumphant Old Tree
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A26

Crisscross Patterned Shading
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A28

Outline a Simple Subject in a Square
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.A29

Calibrate Your Visual Perception
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.R1

Exploring the Space Between Your Ears
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.R2

Drawing on Both Sides of Your Brain
By Brenda Hoddinott

FREE 2.2.R3

Enhancing Your Visual Intelligence
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.R4

Horizontal and Vertical Comparisons
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.R5

Checking Out Drawing Spaces
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.R6

How to Outline Drawing Spaces
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.R7

Plotting and Dotting in a Drawing Space
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.R8

Identifying Shapes in Subjects
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.R9

Exploring Positive and Negative Spaces
By Brenda Hoddinott

FREE 2.2.R10

OK – What's With the Pencil?
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.R11

Translating a Scene into Spaces
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.R12

Gridding to Sketch Proportions
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.R13

Setting Up to Draw with a Grid
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2. R14

Introduction to Plotting & Dotting
By Brenda Hoddinott

FREE 2.2.R15

Drawing on Your Memory
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.R16

Turning Plotted Dots Into a Drawing
By Brenda Hoddinott

2.2.R18

Drawing on the Magic of Symmetry
By Brenda Hoddinott