Sunday, 9 March 2014

whiteboard perspective

The best part of finding myself in a recent meeting, was seeing these  drawings. An interior design lecturer had left them behind after a recent class. They got me thinking about drawing systems I hadn't use for years:

axonometric projection

Diagrams in Rendering with Pen and Ink by Robert W. Gill provide the best explanation:

Saturday, 1 March 2014

Shelley Burgoyne - South Square Gallery

An exhibition at South Square Gallery by Shelley Burgoyne
Drawing and colour are starting points for her printmaking,
riverside plant life and architecture the theme.

Friday, 28 February 2014

origami and chocolate

I like me a bit of origami to look at....especially whilst drinking the best hot chocolate I think I've ever had.
Bonbon - in Manchester's Northern quarter - a tiny boutique specialising in supreme chocolate-ness and general loveliness.

on twitter too

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

rotating, layering pt 2

Part 2 of the session, and a change of pose - from sitting to lying down.

A similar idea as that cited in the previous blog entry - 4 separate drawings of the same model on the same A1 paper - the podium rotated through 4 positions.

The layering, or spatial interaction of each figure drawing, accidentally took on a different meaning - the works sometimes suggesting a much more intimate narrative.

They put me in mind of Spencer Tunick's work

and one of the essays on his website:

rotated, layered

A seated model atop a very useful piece of kit in a drawing studio - a rotating podium (see it centre right of the linked photo).
4 drawings were completed - 1 layered on top of the next....