Project 4 Structure Exercise 2 Three figure drawings Using different tools, materials and supports, work on three drawings of your model: Standing Seated Lounging I initially started by asking my sister to do a couple of standing poses for me, which I started by sketching, but because we had limited time, I also took a … Continue reading Three figure drawings
This session started with a couple of warm up poses, of five minutes, which I sketched with pencil. After that, there were a couple of 30-40 minute poses:
Project 4 Structure Research point Look for historic and contemporary artists whose work involves the underlying structure of the body. Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519) One of the first artists that came to my mind for their work involving the structure of the human body was Leonardo Da Vinci, who produced many very detailed studies of … Continue reading Research Point: Structure
Project 4 Structure Exercise 1 The structure of the human body Loosely sketch some of the structures that make up the human body. Look for images online and in the library and use your own body as reference. Work in your sketchbooks to help you understand the body’s measurements and mechanics - for example the … Continue reading The structure of the human body
Today's session once again started with a few five minute poses to warm up, then moved on to working with charcoal and a putty rubber. Drawing on the work from the previous two sessions, this one was focused on drawing with contrast again, though this time was more subtle than using chalk, and using a … Continue reading Life Drawing
This session started with a few five minute poses, which I drew in my A3 sketchbook using a 2B mechanical pencil. After the warm up, moved on to using chalk and black paper again, but also adding charcoal for the shadows and defining the figure.
Today’s session was more focussed on drawing the highlights, which contrasted with last week’s session of drawing with Indian ink. The session started with some five minute warm up sketches, which I used graphite pencils for: Then worked on a couple of ten minute sketches: After this, I swapped mediums to using chalk on black … Continue reading Life Drawing