Drawn to Create | Week Two

Welcome to Week Two

Week Two Overview

I hope you’ve had a lovely week and managed to work in some practice here and there. Once you’ve watched the above video to see what we’re up to this…

Upside Down Drawing

We’re revisiting an exercise we did last week – upside down drawing. Did you try it yourself in between classes? Did you try drawing the same image up the right…

Continuous Line Drawing

I will warn you now, these two exercises are will be some of the hardest parts of this course. They can be quite frustrating to do, but I will say,…

Blind Contour Drawing

This time is a little different. We’re going to make it so we can’t see what we’re drawing. This may mean drawing slightly turned away from your page or creating…

Line Drawing Debrief

How did we go? As always sign and date, and write a little about how you went. Like I mentioned above, these are among the most frustrating, yet beneficial excersises…

Negative Space Explanation

Here’s another odd concept, but one I use in almost every drawing I do. Make sure to watch of the videos, and look at the handouts for more information. It…

Eraser Negative Space

Now to put it into practice.

 

Instruction: Grab a simple object like a coffee mug or tea pot; something with a handle. Set it up somewhere comfortable in front of you.…

Drawn Negative Space

This time we’re drawing in the negative space itself. It might not seem like there’s a difference between the two ways, but give it a try and you’ll find there…

Week Two Debrief + Extra Work

And there we have, having survived, maybe even thrived in, the second week! Well done. Seriously. To continue to do each weeks work is a feat worth celebrating. So pat…

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