A blind contour is a drawing exercise done with the artist attempting to not look at the paper. Every evening I do an image search of a subject and research a quote, and then try to draw them in as few lines as possible without glancing down. I meet with varying levels of success, both with the recognizability of the subjects, and my ability to resist looking at the drawing pad!

“The higher the monkey climb, …

“The higher the monkey climb, the more his tail does expose.” – Bahamian proverb #blindcontours .
I just want to note here that spider monkeys are kinda creepy looking and not at all easy to draw in blind contour! They don’t look real in actual photos 😳 that’s my excuse 😂


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