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  • 1. http://www.slideshare.net/boomrbill
  • 2. introductions
    Participants:
    • Name?
    • 3. Your art forms: (writing, music, painting, dance,
    etc.)
    • What would you like to learn how to draw?
    Bill (my background and examples…)
  • 4. The four classes:
    • Class 1 – Introductions, objectives, overview, process, drawing
    • 5. Classes 2-4: 1st – Demo, my subject, you draw along. 2nd – Practice, your subject, 1-on-1.
    • 6. Class 2 – Still life
    • 7. Class 3 – landscape
    • 8. Class 4 – portraits, plus Cheating!
  • Summary of Drawing
    • The urge
    • 9. Seeing and thinking
    • 10. Skill (measurement and improvement)
    • 11. Criticism & practice.
  • Critiques and criticism
  • 12. The next 4 weeks – not!
  • 13. 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.
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. Process?
    There are many, here’s mine.
    Outline – placement?
    Measurements
    Shapes of tonal areas
    Add values for Tonal sketch
    Finish? Picture or sketch
  • 16. Take a short break…
  • 17. seeing?
    What gets in the way:
    Illusion (see Tables.)
    Icons.
    Experience and Habit.
  • 18. drawing?
  • 19. measurements
  • 20. 2nd Exercise…
    Just kidding…
  • 21. Drawing.
  • 22. Drawing.
  • 23. Drawing.
  • 24. Drawing.
  • 25. Drawing.
  • 26. 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.