Coursework

The figure in ‘action’ (group)

I got thinking about the representation of the ‘active’ figure and thought another great example is Henri Matisse, Dance, 1909-10, oil on canvas.  This large oil painting was commissioned by a rich Russian business man and apparently Matisse himself felt the 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 Read more…

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Coursework

Exercise 2 Your own head

Initially, I did three 5 minute sketches, the first in wax relief and watercolour wash and two in pencil, one in blue colouring pencil.  For the first sketch I deliberately chose wax relief to get started and although it is Read more…

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