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Photography Sketchbook Ideas – 16 Inspirational Examples

Sketchbooks are a place to gather, research, investigate and explore ideas. Inspired by John Coplans, the sketchbook page above contains a series of beautiful photographs investigating human skin, texture and form. These include different viewpoints, exploration of shadows and lighting conditions. If you are worrying that your sketchbook is not stunning or exciting enough, remember that it is the quality of your work that matters. Seek first to make quality art.

Tokyo-based illustrator Adrian Hogan created a fun series of sketches where he drew panoramic views of streets and sidewalks around the outside of his coffee cups.

Art in a leaf… Lorenzo Duran Silva, 43, from Guadalajara, near Madrid, was inspired to create the delicate pieces after watching a caterpillar make holes in a leaf by eating it.

That should rustle up interest: From a praying mantis to a skull, the amazing art made by cutting into LEAVES (that can sell for £2,400)

Art in a leaf… Lorenzo Duran Silva, 43, from Guadalajara, near Madrid, was inspired to create the delicate pieces after watching a caterpillar make holes in a leaf by eating it.

The dark side of the matchstick man: Painter L.S. Lowry never married or had a girlfriend. But the woman he befriended as a child now tells of their bizarre relationship

Karl Blossfeldt – Plants

patterns are unusual and detailed and illuminate the texture of the leaf. The use of tone in this image also helps to identify the pattern as the shadows are darkened and the colours contrast each other.

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We are really enjoying the oil paintings of Cesar Biojo this morning, a mixture of realism and dream-like sequencing that is pretty great to take in....