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Research Point – Artists depicting the face

The artist representing portraiture has had many a motivation, from producing self-studies, to commissions, whether through religious commissions for the wealthy, or just the rich, history has shown the ability of the artist to be able to depict, and often enhance a subject, through their choice of mediums.  From ancient Read more…

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Exercise 1 Facial features

In my A5 sketchbook I started by drawing eyes, noses and mouth, ears, from mine, my mum, husband and commuters on the train using a biro pen and pencil.       After sketching in my A5 sketchbook I found it a bit odd just drawing the individual features and wanted Read more…

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Project 5 – Richard Hambleton to David Haines

Before continuing onto Project 5 it was advised we compare Richard Hambleton’s ‘Osaka’, 1981, with David Haine’s ‘New Balance Sneakers verses KFC Bucket’ 2007/8.  These two very different takes on movement are very much in contrast;  Hambleton’s is expressive with bold brush strokes and lots of splattered paint marks helping Read more…

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Exercise 2 Groups of figures

For this exercise I took the opportunity to sketch groups of figures at a lecture I attended in my town.  I deliberately sat at the rear of the room so I could see everyone as they came in to find a seat.  During the sketches I had to keep my Read more…

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Exercise 1 Single moving figure

I decided to include a variation of ‘moving’ single figures for this exercise.  Two from my life drawing class; one of which is the dancing male model and the other of a female dancing for a warm up exercise, both on A3 paper.    A2 sketches of moving figures from Read more…

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