Assignment 4

Assignment 4 – piece added

During Part 5 I revisited painting my husband, as the last painting I made of him in colour, didn’t tonally quite work.  Although, the curtains in my living room are burgundy, in the painting they look too blockly, taking away too much focus from the reclining figure.  So, I decided Read more…

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Assignment 4

Assignment four

Line drawing in a seated position – 2 hours Before starting the first portrait, figure study using line, for help I looked up line drawings by Henry Moore, (1989-1986) and David Hockney (b.1937-) for their seemingly simple line drawings and in particular Henry Moore’s sensitive ‘Shelter’ studies for inspiration and Read more…

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Assignment Three

Assignment Three

Assignment 3 I was originally tempted to draw a view of the countryside with a gradual perspective off into rolling hills in the distance, however, I also found myself drawn to an old railway line, which is a 15-minute walk from my home.  The abandoned train track is used by Read more…

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Assignment Two

Assignment Two

Assignment 2 Criteria: Use of colour Appropriate medium for the subject Composition and context Contrast of line and tone Accurate and expressive depiction of form Experimental with idea, medium and method Looking around for inspiration for this Assignment, I was drawn to the plants on the window sill.  I couldn’t Read more…

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Assignment One

Assignment One

Assignment One Criteria: Create an art work that has feeling, believable shapes through use of tone, using light and shadow. Gather objects to form a still life. Big, small, angles, and shapes.  Light and spaces in between objects Refer to two previous experimental mark making sheets exploring gesture and texture. Read more…

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