Saturday, 12 December 2009

mannequin drawing

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background tone

a good example of background tone helping to 'model' the form - an illusion of 3D on an essentially 2D surface - the dark tones 'push' the form forward, creating different planes on the paper surface
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tonal studies

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reversed out tone - eraser drawing

whole page covered with charcoal, eraser used to draw with... to pick out / remove / re-find the highlights

tone - added and taken away

drawing writing

found drawing

Thursday, 15 October 2009

sight size drawing

Exact measurements taken: clear ruler, one eye closed, elbow locked, stance constant. Measure.... then transfer findings to page, dot-to-dot. Arduous. Character forming?