Project 6 The Head Exercise 1: Facial features For this exercise, I practiced drawing individual features before drawing an entire head. I then lost momentum a bit with the features, as I found I just wanted to have a go at drawing an entire face. I'd initially started by sketching my housemate again - I … Continue reading Facial features
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:
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
I started with 5-minute poses: Then moved on to a 10 minute pose: After this, I then swapped mediums to using Indian ink, which I applied with a brush. In hindsight, I would have used a heavier weight paper or Bristol board, as the cartridge paper absorbed the ink a bit too well! The first … Continue reading Life Drawing