Drawing or painting drapery, whether it is table cloths, cascading cloth or just a napkin, can be one of the most beautiful subjects in art.
Though to draw convincing drapery and realistically represent the folds needs a lot of exercise.
Here is one of my doodles, a still life with drapery in pastel.Still life - drapery study in pastel-50cm x 70cm
As I said in my previous post, I am not very good at drawing; that's why I write about how to learn to draw.
Once upon a time I thought that teaching is an easier job for a woman than engineering, so I obtained a teaching certificate and I found myself teaching in a vocational school.
To be prepared for the students onslaught of questions, you feel compelled to give them the best you can or else, you can lose their respect forever.
I must confess, I hated it but it was a continuous learning for me too.
After seven years of teaching I’ve come to realize one abiding truth: the best way to learn is to teach.