Life Drawing

Attended another local Life Drawing session, this week the focus was on looking at tone and colour. Started with a few five minute poses. I used a 2B mechanical pencil for these sketches. After the shorter poses, then moved on to doing some slightly longer drawings using watercolours. Wasn't as comfortable sketching with these as … Continue reading Life Drawing

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Assignment Five – (2) Personal Project – Development Work – Brainstorming / Sketchbook

Two of the main themes that interested me were places, particularly the outdoors in Part Three, and the figure, in Part Four. Both of these are areas that challenge me, but I wasn't sure what direction to go in, so I started by looking at a few drawings that I'd completed earlier as a starting … Continue reading Assignment Five – (2) Personal Project – Development Work – Brainstorming / Sketchbook

Assignment Four – 1: Figure Study Using Line

I had a few thoughts for the first part of Assignment Four, which was a ‘Figure study using line (A1) - Seated model in an upright chair. I could think of various techniques and materials that would suit this study: Continuous line drawing Contour drawing Pen and ink Hatching, cross-hatching, outlines. I started by sketching … Continue reading Assignment Four – 1: Figure Study Using Line

Your own head

Project 6 The Head Exercise 2 : Your own head This was probably one of the most difficult (and daunting) exercises for me so far! Create two interesting images of your own head. You'll need to think about the pose, measuring, tonal variation and lines and marks. Don't worry about producing an attractive or accurate … Continue reading Your own head