Line Quality: Constricted/Aggressive Line

by | Jan 12, 2018

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Let’s take a look at aggressive or constricted lines and how they can be used in a drawing. This is a great line quality to show action and vibrant movement, busyness or dirt, dust, and whirlwinds. The lines can also show tension, electricity, and energy if used in certain contexts. You can draw these lines when you’re feeling tense, but you don’t have to, as they can also just show angularity, contraction or tightness in a line. Go ahead and experiment with them and let me know what you think!

examples of aggressive/constricted lines by LZM Studio

Examples of aggressive/constricted lines by LZM Studio

 

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