I finally got to the end of my first assignment! I’m pleased with the overall result but I can see many mistakes. I chose these 3 objects as they all have some sort of relationship to me. The vinyl records in the background represents my other half. He is a DJ so this is very […]Read more "Assignment 1"
For this exercise I chose to draw a chrome dog bowl and a small glass tumbler. The bowl was a great subject to draw as it had a lot of reflection to focus on. The glass tumbler was very difficult to draw as it was transparent but also had reflection to capture. I attempted to […]Read more "Project 2 Exercise 4 Shadows and reflected light"
This task has been very helpful to me in developing my knowledge and understanding. My downfall in art is my own imaginative creative flair. I am good at using a point of reference. I cannot get an image from head down on paper. One thing I learned about Redon, is that his work is non-sencicle. […]Read more "Research point – Odilon Redon "
I enjoyed this task as I realised I really like using dotwork to create shadow. I chose a variety of ways to create the shadow but I feel the dots worked the best. The first practise doesn’t show up very well in the picture as I used the pencil quite lightly, but it worked fine. […]Read more "Project 2 Exercise 3 Creating shadow using line and marks "
I used a white ceramic bowl and a white box. I positioned the bowl in a way that cast a neat little shadow on the white box and shined the light from an area that made a short-ish shadow. The further back I put it the longer the shadow got. I used a mixture of […]Read more "Project 2 Exercise 2 Observing shadow using blocks of tone"
For this exercise I chose a different colour for the paper and white chalk. I’m not not entirely sure if I have completed this correctly. I chose 6 objects that are all very different, most of which were quite easy to draw. I really struggled with the bag of sugar however. I struggled as I […]Read more "Project 2 Exercise 1 Groups of objects "
Glossy door frame Iron fire place Wooden door Carpet For this exercise I attempted to find 4 very different surfaces and textures to really test myself in finding ways to portray this on paper. After having a quick scan around the house, the surfaces are everyday things you would find in a house. Glossy door […]Read more "Project 1 Exercise 2 Experimenting with Texture"