Assignment One: brainstorming and sketching

Brainstorming and sketching: I spent quite a bit of time looking for a selection of objects to put together in a still life composition for this assignment. I found it quite difficult thinking of things that trigger a response, and as well as looking at things with this in mind, I also tried to think … Continue reading Assignment One: brainstorming and sketching


Creating shadow using lines and marks

Project 2 Basic shapes and fundamental form Exercise 3: Creating shadow using lines and marks I chose to focus on drawing a bottle of dark nail varnish, which I drew four times with different materials: HB pencil, black biro pen, black ink and dip pen and a Papermate Flair felt tip pen. I thought by … Continue reading Creating shadow using lines and marks

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain – workbook

For Christmas I received a copy of the Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain workbook by Betty Edwards from my parents, which I have started working through and have been posting progress photos on Tumblr. I started with the first few exercises at New Year, which involved doing some pre-exercise drawings, which I spent no … Continue reading Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain – workbook