Artist research – Cezanne

Research and visual reference for P2, P2 (Still Life), Exercise 3 Paul Cezanne’s Still Life with Blue Pot and Ginger Jar and Fruit on a Table description of texture use of texture and brush strokes to build form and solidity description of light and shadow white space to suggest light, blue to suggest strongest shadows sense of space (background, table, wall) drawing in graphite still visible beneath watercolour layers   Continue reading Artist research – Cezanne

Part 2 (Intimacy) – Research point

Still life genre, 16th century to today  many elements in composition, mostly natural vegetables, flowers, food, fruits, animals scientific/botanical illustrations realism, detailed, vivid colors sharp contrast light and shadow Still life as a genre began in the 17th century predominantly in the Netherlands, though German, French, Italian and Spanish still life can also be found from this period. In the 15th and 16th century, still life objects were implemented mostly as religious symbols in manuscripts, panel paintings and the like. The urbanisation of Dutch and Flemish society started to change this, bringing about the use of still life as a … Continue reading Part 2 (Intimacy) – Research point

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