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Exercise: Aerial Perspective

29 – 31/10/14

Exercise: Aerial Perspective


Using tonal media such as charcoal, soft graphite, conte crayon, soft pastel, oil pastel or watercolour, make several tonal studies that analyse receding features of the landscape from foreground to middle and far distance… You can work in colour or monochrome at this stage or work with colour purely as a tonal medium without attempting to replicate the actual colours before you… 722 more words

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Exercise: Points of View


Exercise: Points of View

Points for consideration:

  • Zoom in or expand the view
  • Forms of the landscape
  • Map out main areas
  • Relationships between features…
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Selection of Personal Project for Final Assignment


A choice needs to be made from the previous assignments to carry forward and develop for the final assessment of the Drawing Skills Course.  I have read through the exercises assigned to each option: 910 more words

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Assignment Four: Part Two: Tone

Preparatory Work 07/10/14

As before, I have had to take photographs for this drawing.

We were asked to produce a reclining pose, paying particular attention to tone and to focus on the pictorial qualities, making the background as important as the figure. 701 more words


Assignment Four: Part one: Line and Shape

Preparatory Work 30/09/14 & 01/10/14

This assignment has come at a time when my primary model, my husband, has had a change of work place and is not so readily available to pose.  657 more words

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My Drawing Journey so Far

Until I started this course the only drawing I had done in the last 20 years was with a pen or pencil in a notebook before putting my ideas down on canvas with a very crude painting method. 135 more words