09|11|2016 Week 6 For this week's homework we had to draw a friend on a chair from 3 angles! Here are my attempts, they're all 5 minute sketches: The technique of chair first-character after, is a lot harder to visualise when the model is wearing clothes!!! But this was fun, a few of us quite … Continue reading Week 6: Lifedrawing Homework, Draw a Friend
03|11|2016 Week 6 Today we were opened up to the idea of drawing natural form with something manmade, aka combining our S & C curves that fit organic forms with the straight lines of manmade objects. It was a lot of fun actually, we basically had to draw Robert in a chair but really think … Continue reading Week 6: Lifedrawing, Rob versus Chair
01|11|2016 Week 6 This week our homework was about tone and light source, as well as shading in a way that was not smudging. Mike gave us some really useful sources. I've always kinda used cross-hatching in my drawings, but it was a struggle incorporating this onto a rounded surface without making it seem messy … Continue reading Lifedrawing Week 6: Light Source and Tone
26|10|16 Week 5 Ryan put up a really helpful post on the UUB Animation Facebook today that seems incredibly relevant to the later end of our life drawing lesson! (edit: Mike confirmed this is definitely relevant) Here, Mathias Zamęcki, a concept artist, gave himself the task of practicing sketching skulls in different angles while using cubes as … Continue reading Creative Elements: Week 5 (Life drawing) Head angle research
21|10|16 Week 4 “The youth should first learn perspective, then the proportions of objects. Then he may copy from some good master, to accustom himself to fine forms. Then from nature, to confirm by practice the rules he has learnt.” Leonardo da Vinci Once again in "Basic Perspective Drawing" by John Montague, I found some … Continue reading Creative Elements: Week 4 (Life drawing) Human form and head perspective Research.
20|10|16 Week 4 Today was our first class of life drawing in the life drawing room. I found it really challenging and educational, more challenging than I thought I would find it. Having done spots of life drawing in Foundation last year, I thought I had a vague grasp at it, but it seems life drawing from … Continue reading Week 4: Life Drawing
20|10|16 Week 4 Our homework was to take the character reference art of Winnie the Pooh and construct 5 new poses to put him into. I honestly found this incredibly difficult and once again did it wrong... I didn't make him 3 heads high, I think I got too focused on giving him expression and … Continue reading Week 4: Life Drawing Homework, Winnie the Pooh studies.