A slide presentation created by Lori Stevens
Attributes needed to draw:
Fresh eyes
Time and patience
Self-forgiveness
Playfulness
Openness to new ideas and approaches
...
Play
NO fear
Laugh
Relax

Loosen uP
Forgive

Learn
Make a mess and love it
What we are

NOT
going to do.
Recent Work
My Work
William Kentridge
Alberto Giacometti
Kathe Kollwitz
Michelangelo Buonorrati
Leonardo daVinci
Elizabeth Layton
YOU
B. Tritt.
U. Wathling
Il Lee
Pere Rius
Pere Rius
Cy Twombly
deKooning
Il Lee
Miquel Bohigas Costabella
Cy Twombly
Banksy
Seth Young
C. Saul
Teri Brooks
1.

M. Allen
Practice
creating value
with marks

2.
Positive

and Negative Space
Albrecht Durer: Grid Perspective Tool
A plate from Jean
Dubreuil's 17the century
manual, "Practical
Perspective Necessary
to All Painters";
here, an "artist's g...
Franz Marc
Nine boxes using “L’s”- Two dime
Black and White NO midtones
Something with text but NOT readable
Bold shape or shapes
Emp...
Saturday evening homework:
sketch out your house plan
forge famous signatures
finish what you didn’t
comb the beach for co...
Form, Value & 3D
About Edges
Renato Orara
Light, Shadow and Reflection
3” x 5” card
Proportion and Perspective
Foreshortening
Texture
Physical Texture

Visual Texture
Balance
Unity

Kandinsky
Proportion
Space and ba

I. Hunter
Repetition
Rhythm and Mov
Phil Lewis
Viewpoint
Jim Dine
Cath Riley
Sketchbooks
Loui Jover
Seurat
Gillian Hurst
Simple beauty
JJulia Clift
what to do next??
HL Boyce
My Life and Art Maxims
(always a work in progress...)
More homework:

Establish a Pinterest board called
“Drawing to Do”
Establish a bunch of Pinterest boards
Take a lot of pho...
Thank you for joining me!
Lori Stevens
www.pencilific.com
www.loristevens.net
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.
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A slideshow presented at Pencilific workshops, currently in Chico and Mendocino. Focuses on Betty Edwards, learning to really see what we want to draw, the principles of art and elements of design, drawing and creating satisfying sketchbooks.

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Pencilific: Learning to See, Draw, and Love the Values of Grey.

  1. 1. A slide presentation created by Lori Stevens
  2. 2. Attributes needed to draw: Fresh eyes Time and patience Self-forgiveness Playfulness Openness to new ideas and approaches Practice thinking: Process and journey versus Destination
  3. 3. Play NO fear Laugh Relax Loosen uP Forgive Learn Make a mess and love it
  4. 4. What we are NOT going to do.
  5. 5. Recent Work
  6. 6. My Work
  7. 7. William Kentridge
  8. 8. Alberto Giacometti
  9. 9. Kathe Kollwitz
  10. 10. Michelangelo Buonorrati
  11. 11. Leonardo daVinci
  12. 12. Elizabeth Layton
  13. 13. YOU
  14. 14. B. Tritt.
  15. 15. U. Wathling
  16. 16. Il Lee
  17. 17. Pere Rius
  18. 18. Pere Rius
  19. 19. Cy Twombly
  20. 20. deKooning
  21. 21. Il Lee
  22. 22. Miquel Bohigas Costabella
  23. 23. Cy Twombly
  24. 24. Banksy
  25. 25. Seth Young
  26. 26. C. Saul
  27. 27. Teri Brooks
  28. 28. 1. M. Allen
  29. 29. Practice creating value with marks 2.
  30. 30. Positive and Negative Space
  31. 31. Albrecht Durer: Grid Perspective Tool
  32. 32. A plate from Jean Dubreuil's 17the century manual, "Practical Perspective Necessary to All Painters"; here, an "artist's glass" is in use.
  33. 33. Franz Marc
  34. 34. Nine boxes using “L’s”- Two dime Black and White NO midtones Something with text but NOT readable Bold shape or shapes Emphasis on Form Sfumato Texture(s) you think you can handle Chiaroscuro Illustration A recognizable image
  35. 35. Saturday evening homework: sketch out your house plan forge famous signatures finish what you didn’t comb the beach for cool subjects Sunday: Three Dimensional Studies
  36. 36. Form, Value & 3D
  37. 37. About Edges
  38. 38. Renato Orara
  39. 39. Light, Shadow and Reflection
  40. 40. 3” x 5” card
  41. 41. Proportion and Perspective
  42. 42. Foreshortening
  43. 43. Texture
  44. 44. Physical Texture Visual Texture
  45. 45. Balance
  46. 46. Unity Kandinsky
  47. 47. Proportion
  48. 48. Space and ba I. Hunter
  49. 49. Repetition
  50. 50. Rhythm and Mov Phil Lewis
  51. 51. Viewpoint
  52. 52. Jim Dine
  53. 53. Cath Riley
  54. 54. Sketchbooks
  55. 55. Loui Jover
  56. 56. Seurat
  57. 57. Gillian Hurst
  58. 58. Simple beauty
  59. 59. JJulia Clift
  60. 60. what to do next??
  61. 61. HL Boyce
  62. 62. My Life and Art Maxims (always a work in progress...)
  63. 63. More homework: Establish a Pinterest board called “Drawing to Do” Establish a bunch of Pinterest boards Take a lot of photos with great composition Pick up rocks and look at them with drawing in mind Join The Red Elephant Project on
  64. 64. Thank you for joining me! Lori Stevens www.pencilific.com www.loristevens.net
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