Final Project: Narrative Figure Drawing Drawing II, III and Advanced
Narrative art• Narrative—or story—art represents events taking place over time. These events may, however, be compressed into a single image that implies something that has already happened or is about to take place.• http://pinterest.com/pschappler/narrative-in- art/
Narrative Recreation• Recreate scene from history or from a fictional story.• Recreate a scene from a magazine advertisement, a video game, or a music video.• Recreate a memory, or a scene from contemporary life.
Norman Rockwell• Behind the Scenes: http://artblart.com/2011/04/01/exhibition- norman-rockwell-behind-the-camera-at-the- brooklyn-museum-new-york/
Assignment DescriptionCreate a series of drawings that incorporate the figure in a narrative sense. The drawings must relate in some way, “series”. Incorporate color or mark making as a sense of emphasis and/or emotion.• Minimum 3 drawings• Size, 18 x 24 inches or larger• All materials as needed• Artist Statement about project required
To Think About• Number of figures needed• Poses• Setting, background• Props, objects• Lighting• Materials: surface, does not have to be paper
Sketchbook or Journal• At least 3 ideas by Wednesday• Have one idea by end of today• 3 drawn sketches or magazine ads, print outs, books, illustrations, photographs, etc.• Each sketch, written notes about ideas• Theme?, concepts, messages, narrative, symbols• Poses for the models• Media, surface and materials
Work Schedule• April 17 Final Project workday• April 22 Final Project workday• April 24 Final Project workday• April 29 Final Project workday Museum/Gallery Visit 2 Due• May 1 Last Day to Work with Models Sketchbook Due• May 6 & 8 Open Lab or work at home, finish final project• May 13 Final Project Due with Artist Statement