15-Minute Sketch: Dramatic Skies

by Paint Tube 1 Minutes

Texture can create all sorts of drama in your paintings. So this week in 15-Minute Sketch, we're sharing 5 reference photos with drama. Grab your pencil, and your paper and then hit play. Let's get sketching!

Please note: The video does not include audio. Think of it as a reference photo slideshow: Five reference photos will be on the screen each for 3-minutes each. Ready, set, sketch!



Learning to draw takes daily practice. Start by taking 15-minutes a day to draw. Each week we'll post a new sketching video. Each video has 5 reference photos based on a theme. Each image is up on the screen for 3 minutes. If you want to spend more time with an image, see the direct links below for the copyright free images. 


Check out the larger versions of the images from the video. Follow the link to find out more about the photographers who shared them:


Image 1: Dark landscape bright pink sky

Image 2: Purple sky with yellow mountains

Image 3: Dessert greys

Image 4: Barn with silo

Image 5: Beach drama - orange and blue


Want to learn a great way to get texture in your work? Check out Innovative Watercolor Techniques with Ryan Fox.