Art Techniques | 23 November 2016Two-Handed Reflection Drawing Exercise Share article facebook twitter google pinterest This exercise from Drawing in Black & White is a fun way to test the skills of your non-dominant hand. Try drawing mirror images with each hand at the same time and seeing how you do! In this exercise, you will draw in a free-form manner using both hands simultaneously on a sheet of paper. It might feel awkward at first, but be loose and have fun with it. You’ll be surprised by what your non-dominant hand can do when you don’t overthink it. 1. It is best to stand over your work space for this exercise. Tape the paper onto your work surface so it won’t move. 2. Take a marker or pencil in each hand and place them on the paper. Start anywhere on the page. 3. Without lifting your markers, move both hands at the same time in opposite directions to draw free-form shapes in a mirror image. 4. Fill the page with lines, circles, squiggles, or whatever you want. Buy from an Online Retailer US: UK: Hone your drawing skills and you eye for design by learning to draw in black and white. Working with only positive and negative lines and shapes keeps the focus on the basics: composition, balance, and harmony. And using white and black gel, ink, and paint pens on black, tan, and gray papers allows you to experience drawing in a whole new way! Drawing in Black & White is a clever drawing and design book that contains 36 inspiring exercises, a gallery of artwork, and 16 black, gray, and tan sheets for drawing, doodling, and experimenting. You’ll find lessons on drawing, pattern drawing, drawing with cut paper, and simple collage. Learn to see your drawings a new way by drawing in black and white! Share article facebook twitter google pinterest If you have any comments on this article please contact us or get in touch via social media.