Basic shapes

Project 3: Form Exercise 1 Basic shapes For this exercise I struggled to find a time where I could have someone sit for an hour while being sketched, but I did apply some of the techniques I have been learning in life drawing sessions. Once again, my housemate was happy for me to sketch him … Continue reading Basic shapes

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Research point: Foreshortening

Foreshortening Foreshortening is an interesting concept, and is something I've found quite difficult. Foreshortening, which was developed during the Renaissance, can be defined as the following: "to shorten by proportionately contracting in the direction of depth so that an illusion of projection or extension in space is obtained" (https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foreshorten) I had a couple of attempts … Continue reading Research point: Foreshortening

Statues

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