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July 2014 sketches

During the early part of July I managed to make use of my concertina sketchbook again – still not using it enough or generally sketching enough as I find that most of my time is spent either on research for the assignments or the exercises themselves. 62 more words

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Assignment 4

The brief:

Review all your landscape paintings and preparatory sketches and assess which have been the most engaging exercises. Which landscapes have the most appeal for you? 1,009 more words

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Part 4 - Exercise 9 - "Working from a photograph" - finished study

The brief:

Choose a landscape photo with plenty of space and either tall trees in the middle ground or hills or mountains in the background. If you don’t have one of your own, look through magazines or images on the internet. 1,091 more words

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Part 4 - Exercise 8 - "Squaring up" - finished study

The brief:

The method of enlarging an image that you’ll explore in this exercise is ideal for subjects
involving perspective, such as townscapes or individual buildings. 657 more words

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Part 4 - Exercise 7 - "Painting from a working drawing" - finished study

The brief:

Choose a subject that you’re already familiar with, such as a corner of a room in your own
home, or objects on a table by a window, and make three drawings: 939 more words

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Part 4 - Exercise 6 - "Painting a landscape outside" - finished study

I have fallen behind a bit with posting to my learning log this month as I have been concentrating on trying to get the exercises completed in time – so this is catch up time! 1,927 more words

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