Drawing fabric using line and tone

Project 1 Fabric and form Exercise 1: Drawing fabric using line and tone For this exercise, I draped a pale blue scarf across my desk chair so that there were folded and soft layers of fabric, and I relied on the overhead light to create contrast. This exercise suggested making two 15-minute sketches, one using … Continue reading Drawing fabric using line and tone



Project 5 Townscapes Exercise 4: Statues I really enjoyed this exercise. I used a HB sketching pencil for this exercise, and I found that there was plenty of sources of inspiration when walking out in town. One statue that particularly interested me was that of Sir Thomas Browne, which is situated in Norwich Marketplace. I … Continue reading Statues

Parallel perspective – an interior view

Project 4 Perspective Exercise 1: Parallel perspective - an interior view Perspective is something that I have often struggled with. There are various forms of perspective, and one of the most simple is that of 'linear perspective', which is also known as 'one-point perspective'. I thought I'd try the example that was mentioned in the … Continue reading Parallel perspective – an interior view

360º studies

Project 2 Landscape Exercise 3: 360º studies The course book for this suggested an expansive landscape, so I continued my walking from the last exercise and found a spot on a field at UEA.   Learning points / notes: The space wasn't as 'expansive' as I'd originally thought; Fifteen minutes goes really quickly, had problems … Continue reading 360º studies