Part one line Exercise 1.4 Final drawing selection

Attributed to Martin Dichtl (1639-1710)                                                                      Detail: lantern, sauce pan, basin, bowl, jar, bladder, mug, can, candle http://siftingthepast.com/2013/04/18/still-life-with-kitchen-items-attributed-to-martin-dichtl/ Part one line Exercise 1.4 Final Drawing Selection I reviewed my drawings for Part one line but was still unsure what my theme would be. Visually I was really pleased with the A2 Cotton Bud and ink large … Continue reading Part one line Exercise 1.4 Final drawing selection

Part one line Exercise 1.3 Drawing blind and from memory

The very act of drawing an object, however badly, swiftly takes the drawer from a woolly sense of what the object looks like to a precise awareness of its component parts and particularities. (Alain de Botton) http://www.art-quotes.com/getquotes.php?catid=84#.WJvo6vIkR6Y Part one line Exercise 1.3 Drawing blind and from memory Zester Stage 1 HB graphite pencil Firstly I … Continue reading Part one line Exercise 1.3 Drawing blind and from memory

Part one line Exercise 1.2 Continuous line drawing

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2015/jun/20/the-impossible-world-of-mc-escher Part one line Exercise 1.2 Continuous line drawing Whisk, Zester Stage 1 Fineliner 8B graphite pencil Drawing using a continuous line was a challenge. I tended to stop with my drawing implement resting on the paper while I observed the object again. This made for stop/start drawing. Drawing with the fineliner did not flow … Continue reading Part one line Exercise 1.2 Continuous line drawing

Part one line Exercise 1.1 Right hand, left hand

http://www.mcescher.com/Shopmain/ShopEU/facsilimeprints/prints.html Part one line Exercise 1.1 Right hand, left hand Slotted spoon, Whisk, Grater & bowl Stage 1 Right hand 2B/4B graphite pencil I found the requirement to use line only, somewhat limiting.  I wanted to use some of the other techniques that I had discovered in the warm up exercises. Stage 2 Left hand … Continue reading Part one line Exercise 1.1 Right hand, left hand