Groups of figures

Project 5 The moving figure Exercise 2: Groups of figures My first approach to this exercise was to sit in one of my local Starbucks and have a go at sketching people. It took me a while to get comfortable with this idea: I sketched very quickly and tried to pick out details without staring … Continue reading Groups of figures


Single moving figure

Project 5 The moving figure Exercise 1: Single moving figure The single moving figure is something I have already been working on in my sketchbook throughout this part of the course. Some of these examples include the following: These were all completed in my A3 sketchbook, for a previous Exercise (See blog post: Energy). As … Continue reading Single moving figure

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" ( I had a couple of attempts … Continue reading Research point: Foreshortening