I decided to use the same model from the first part of this assignment for this drawing, and wanted to develop some specific sketches from earlier in the course: In this study, I sketched my friend as he reclined on his bed working on his laptop. I liked these, because I was able to switch … Continue reading Assignment Four – 2: Figure study using tone
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
Project 4 Structure Exercise 1 The structure of the human body Loosely sketch some of the structures that make up the human body. Look for images online and in the library and use your own body as reference. Work in your sketchbooks to help you understand the body’s measurements and mechanics - for example the … Continue reading The structure of the human body
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.
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
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
Project 5 Townscapes Exercise 3: A limited palette study I found this exercise quite difficult to approach, especially following on from the last exercise! I decided to develop my line drawing from Exercise 2: Study of a townscape using line in colour for this exercise, as it was a scene I particularly liked, and I was … Continue reading A limited palette study