Alternate Composing | Art-202

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Alternative Ways to Compose Composing without cropping with the edge and selective completion as a means of composing: http://pxstudio.us/powerpoint/alternate-composing.pptx Generally, most figure studies either include the entire figure with minimal activity in the ground, or… The edge crops the figure for its abstract potential

Material List for Color Drawing_Art-202 Figure Drawing

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Derwent Aquatone Woodless Watercolor Pencils http://www.amazon.com/Derwent-Aquatone-Woodless-Watercolor-Pencils/dp/B000TK92MI/ref=sr_1_11?ie=UTF8&qid=1411786842&sr=8-11&keywords=watercolor+pencils Canson XL Heavyweight Mixed Media Paper (18 X 24 / 140 lb) for Watercolor Pencils http://www.dickblick.com/products/canson-xl-mix-media-pads-and-sheets/ The Fine Touch Pastel Chalks http://shop.hobbylobby.com/products/the-fine-touch-48-count-soft-chalk-pastel-set-932285/ Strathmore Pastel Paper Pad (18 X 24) http://www.amazon.com/Strathmore-403180-80-Pound-24-Sheet-Assorted/dp/B000KNNVVW/ref=pd_sbs_ac_3?ie=UTF8&refRID=046Z1MAG0XBZ3CNGXBZA Steathmore Bristol Board Pad (19 X 24) The vellum finish of the paper is a medium texture more appropriate […]

Guidelines for Sighting | Art-202

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Drawing or representing a three-dimensional object on a two-dimensional surface requires in essence a language translation. You are translating a three-dimensional form into a language that will be effective on a two-dimensional surface….Drawing paper. Some of you may feel like your drawings are much more successful when you draw from a photograph as a reference. […]

Andrew Loomis’s Drawing | Art-202

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Defining Beauty: Andrew Loomis – Women http://underpaintings.blogspot.com/2009/11/defining-beauty-andrew-loomis-women.html Andrew Loomis – Figure Drawing For All It’s Worth How To Draw A Head  

Cylindrical Form | Art-202 – Fall 2014

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We picture the human figure as a series of geometric forms. The underlying geometric form is the cylinder. By drawing a human body in cylindrical form, you become aware not only of the body’s contours, but its dimensions as well.  

Structural Line Study | Art-202

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Hold the pencil far from its tip, sometimes using the little or ring finger against drawing paper/board to support the hand. Start the drawing with light, long straight lines; go for simple and big shape only. Carefully find center line of the head and torso as well as the lines connecting the symmetrical body parts, […]