Part 1, Project 2 (Basic shapes and fundamental form) – Exercise 3

Creating shadow using lines and marks The first part of the exercise confused me a bit as I wasn’t sure exactly what it asked for so I simply started by practicing lines and marks with four different materials. I found that each material had its advantages and … Continue reading Part 1, Project 2 (Basic shapes and fundamental form) – Exercise 3

Part 1, Project 2 (Basic shapes and fundamental form) – Exercise 1

Groups of objects For this exercise I had to draw groups of objects of different shapes and sizes. I did the first image in A1 with willow charcoal. I focused on the volume of the objects, their distance from me and from each other, the negative space between them and their transparency (or lack of). The cylindrical shapes were a bit challenging and took me a lot of observation to get right. It was very enjoyable to practice drawing shapes without having to focus on the details or in light and shadow. After the above drawing, I still wanted to keep practising so I kept drawing … Continue reading Part 1, Project 2 (Basic shapes and fundamental form) – Exercise 1