Wednesday, September 24, 2014

beginning contour drawing

Using a plastic “picture plane” you will transfer a complex 3d foreshortened view to a 2D view.

“ Drawing is copying what you see, flattened on a picture plane.”
                                                                                                                     Betty Edwards                                          

 In learning how to transfer  into 2D a transparent grid is helpful for first attempts


Wednesday, September 10, 2014

homework - Drawing a candlestick

as an introduction to contour drawing  drawing a symmetric object (like a candlestick ) is good practice. Like the Mirror Image Face exercise draw one side of the candlestick moving your eye and hand at same time . draw an AXIS line down the side and do a flip mirror  image. Shade in as you wish. due Thursday 9/10