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The Campaign For Drawing


I don't know about you but I've got sadly out of the habit of drawing much. Even doodling's not so easy when you're sitting at a computer. The Campaign for Drawing was launched in 2000 by the Guild of St George, a charity founded by John Ruskin, to try to get everyone sketching. They say, "The Campaign's work will finish when the words 'I can't draw' are dropped from common usage." Their main event, the Big Draw, is in October, but you don't need to wait that long: another group have declared June 7 international Drawing Day. If you need some inspiration, can I suggest the wonderful Ghost School, where artist Wil Freeborn posts his sketches of everything that's going on around him: