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

dark atmosphere strong contrast: light and shadow, form monochromatic texture movement, direction of line structure nature The two things that stand out for me the most in this drawing are its sharp contrast and description of nature. Redon has used lines and marks to describe texture in a very believable manner. The lines follow the direction of the trees, giving the drawing a certain movement or fluidity. When I squint I can clearly see the simplified blocks of light and shadow, as well as the direction of the light. Over this are smaller marks that continue to describe things in … Continue reading Part 1, Project 2 (Basic shapes and fundamental form) – Research point

Part 1, Project 1 (Feeling and expression) – Exercise 1

Experimenting with expressive lines and marks I started the Calm sheet by doing some yoga then listening to some soft music. It was hard to start as I had no idea what I should do. After I started, making the lines became easier and I found I didn’t have to think much if I just let things flow. But then remaining calm was a bit of a challenge and I had to remind myself to slow down and stay in the feeling. I tried to represent calm by experimenting with organic shapes and curves, circles, softness, symmetry, and balance. The Anxiety sheet was so much easier to do, … Continue reading Part 1, Project 1 (Feeling and expression) – Exercise 1