More Drawing Class #4 for Fun with Bill LaRocque By Court Jones
More Portraits – Last Class• Review of Class #3.• More portrait tips.• Very Basic Figure drawing.• Portrait – draw along.• Cheating.• Your portrait project exercise.• Ways to keep drawing.
Review+ - Drawing• Start VERY light.• Play with the elements of your picture (add, drop, move, resize.)• Portraits (my favorite subject): – Outside in – Position Basic proportions and features – no detail. – Find tonal areas – lighting and landmarks. – Add detail slowly.
Review - Drawing People• The average face.• Basic geometry.• Facial landmarks.• Facial features: eyes, nose, mouth, ears, jaw line and other lines.• Necks and shoulders.
The “Average” Face.
Facial FeaturesEyesNose Mouth and Facial Lines Ears Jaw Line Hair Neck and Shoulders
Drawing Figures Age Gender Head heights
Richard Morris Demo (5 minutes.)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkDuvgh2e6A
Cheating? or Saving Time• Grids (good for changing size.)• Tracing.• Projecting.• Digital: Painter, Photoshop, iPad, etc.
Draw Your Subject or Draw Abe
Wrapup - Keep Drawing?Find a way to sketch often (daily)Draw things you like. Carry a small sketch book.Keep an illustrated journal or blog.Take art/drawing/painting courses. Read books.Watch instructional videos and YouTube.Draw your greeting cards or add a sketch to the ones you send.Practice your geometry and perspective.Draw faces and trees.Get a drawing app for your tablet. Play the OMGPOP Draw Something app.Make friends with an artist.