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Exercise 1 - Experimenting with Expressive Lines & Marks

With these exercises I spent a little time trying to connect to the feeling. As the exercise requests to “create non-objective images, no words and no figures” it makes you take a step away. 896 more words

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Warm-Up Exercise

I was really excited when I read about the warm-up exercise. It was confusing to think of a temporary drawing. I wanted to work on my backyard with the leafs but I wasn’t sure how I was going to work them out. 858 more words

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Drawing Skills - Story Board

This week, we started making the first draft of our story board.

These are a few rough drafts of my story board. The story revolves around a vagabond/druggie and his relationship with a rat. 72 more words

Drawing Skills Retraining: Follow-Up

In regards to yesterday’s drawing skills retraining progress… it would seem I just got lucky.  This morning’s attempt to recreate that portrait has been laughable, ditto with attempts from other angles.  273 more words


Drawing Skills Retraining: The Fairest of Them All

I was hoping I’d be in a position to post this in a week or two after “art skills boot camp.”  I spent every scrap of alone time the last couple of days just drawing Snow White.  918 more words


Beginning Again

My allergies are on fire today, and it’s my own fault.  I kicked up so much dust yesterday.  After morning coffee, I started moving a few art supplies into my home office so I could begin an attempt at regaining my drawing skills.  354 more words


Some Catching Up To Do

Seems like it’s been a dog’s age since I offered a proper update of things.  I suppose I could actually go back into my blog and see for myself when that was, but sometimes — rarely, but sometimes — the fugue state is actually welcome.  2,482 more words