On October 23rd, 2014, we updated our
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Class 1 – Introductions, objectives, overview, process, drawing
Classes 2-4: 1st – Demo, my subject, you draw along. 2nd – Practice, your subject, 1-on-1.
Class 2 – Still life
Class 3 – landscape
Class 4 – portraits, plus Cheating!
Summary of Drawing
Seeing and thinking
Skill (measurement and improvement)
Criticism & practice.
Critiques and criticism
The next 4 weeks – not!
materials? Are Like new Golf clubs – they have little impact on your drawing skills. Pencil, eraser? And paper. Cheap pen. Sketchbooks. What to draw? Something you’re interested in. Photos, or actual objects, lighting.
STYLE? IT’S WHAT WE SEE FIRST. Doesn’t make up for, or obviate the importance of sound drawing. A sketch is all you need to practice and improve your drawing. Is driven by materials. Simple materials help us focus on drawing.
Process? There are many, here’s mine. Outline – placement? Measurements Shapes of tonal areas Add values for Tonal sketch Finish? Picture or sketch
Take a short break…
seeing? What gets in the way: Illusion (see Tables.) Icons. Experience and Habit.
2nd Exercise… Just kidding…
Next week: Class 2 – still life Demo, my subject, you draw along. Then, Practice, your subject, 1-on-1. Still life – mostly inanimate subject matter, typically commonplace objects. gives the artist more leeway in the arrangement of design elements within a composition. Bring a subject or a photo for your still life. sketch (5 minutes) each day.