Drawing Bonsai

Most of this post originally appeared in our email newsletter, back in the pre-Bonsai Bark days. Have you thought about drawing what a pre-bonsai or bonsai might look like after it’s styled or restyled? It’s not all the difficult (even if you think you can’t draw) and surprisingly rewarding. First, take a long look at the material at hand and then imagine what it could look like after you style it. Then sketch from what you have in front of you and from what your imagination has to offer. If your imagination doesn’t have much to offer, you can practice … Continue reading Drawing Bonsai

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