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Part 4 Project 6 Exercise 2 Your own head #1

Draw two interesting images of your own head. Start with 5-minute studies before making two long drawings using different approaches.

This is the first of two posts, tackling the exercise with a straight pose through an oval mirror. 429 more words

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Sketchbook Peek with Master Cartoonist Noah Van Sciver

Who doesn’t love a glimpse into an artist’s sketchbook?

It’s like reading a diary.

It’s like reading a journal.

It’s like reading a MIND.

Noah Van Sciver was open enough to let Frank Santoro and us take a peek. 7 more words

Part 4 Project 6 Exercise 1 Facial features #2

Draw features from life and reference, then draw an entire head.

More drawings related to the face using a variety of media.

Mouths

More conte pencil to start with, followed by ink/brush/finger. 225 more words

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A Frosty Start with Appleshaw St Peters

The mist stayed with us throughout the morning at Appleshaw St Peter’s Primary School. With a similar range of materials and the same introduction as the other four schools, its really interesting for Becky and I to see how the children respond. 331 more words

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Part 4 Project 6 Exercise 1 Facial features #1

Draw features from life and reference, then draw an entire head.

I’ve compiled this exercise over some time, using references and direct observation, on pages in my A3 and A5 sketchbooks. 86 more words

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Light and Shadow

The past two weeks we have been working on light and shadow. The whole theory of light confuses me  -yes, we have established I am not the smartest cookie in the jar- , so I 63 more words

Art

Starting Out at Vernham Dean

This morning was the first Ash Tree Stream session at Vernham Dean Gillum’s Primary School at Vernham Dean, a village about 9 miles north of Andover. 422 more words

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