Monday, 19 October 2009

tonal experiments

t o n e ... examples include reductive drawing- eraser takes out tone; drawing with pure tone (no line at all); considering light source

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?

Monday, 12 October 2009

15 minutes of random music to find new illustrative drawing marks

Part 1
15 minutes of mixed sounds. Participants asked to have a ready supply of mixed paper and media to dip in to. All marks made should be a reaction to that sound: weight, shape, vigour, movement, intensity, subtlety, layering. No rules, except, avoid pictoral reference

Part 2
Several poses. Select 1, 2 or 3 music made marks - match them to the supposed / actual character of the model. Do not scale the mark up or down. Handle the materials in exactly the same way. Draw....

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