Team Work – Last Week

We started off by sketching the model for 30 seconds then we rotated around and drew for another 30sec, the same model on the next person’s page. We all had different coloured chalk (I’m the light green). That exercise was really fun because you got to build upon previous work as well as work with…

Life Drawing: Reflection

My top 3 drawings from our last lesson: Proportion refers to the relative size of the elements within an object, for example the size of limbs relative to the rest of the figure. The scale of a drawing can be confused with the proportioning although it refers to the relative sizes between two different objects….

Skeleton Sketches – Week 3

I was quite happy with my work this lesson. I wanted to focus more on proportion and the line of action of my sketches.  Practicing the proportions for the first half of the lesson really improved my sketching in the next half. I also tried to be more fluid with the chalk movements. The things I…

Back at it – Week 2

It’s great to be getting back into some more life drawing this semester. Today we focused on arcs and our lecturer Michael talked us through frames and rotations: We started off with a warm up exercise of 1 minute poses. I’m still not fast enough to finish the drawings but I am noticing that my leg…