Research point: John Virtue

When looking at landscapes in series earlier in the course, I came across John Virtue's work that focussed more on the urban environment, particularly the work he produced while he was associate artist in residence at the National Gallery. I noted the following from the National Gallery website: He is described as "a landscape painter … Continue reading Research point: John Virtue

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Assignment Three

Assignment Three Draw an outdoor scene of your choice. Try to find a view that includes some natural objects. Also try to find a view that will allow you to demonstrate your understanding of aerial or linear perspective. Look for a view that offers an opportunity to draw straight lined objects as well as items … Continue reading Assignment Three

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

Research point: Landscape artists working in series

Project 2 Landscape Research point When looking at some historic and contemporary artists who work in series with the landscape I saw some interesting techniques. I had already seen some of the work from the more well known artists like Monet, Cézanne and David Hockney, but thought it worth refreshing my knowledge of these before … Continue reading Research point: Landscape artists working in series