It’s not as daunting as it seems. It just takes a little preparation, a little time, and a bit more patience. The patience part coming at the end of the process when the paper is layered and you are painstakingly peeling it off the board with the most delicate of digits and making sure it doesn’t rip or tear, or you don’t loose your cool … Continue reading Hand Made Paper
Part two was a surprisingly interesting section in ways that I didn’t realise or appreciate until I had almost reached the end. In fact it proved quite a frustrating section that I got a little disheartened by, only to realise at the end just how my I had learned and how important it was. The three main things I took from this were symbolism, detail … Continue reading Reflection, Part 2 – Intimacy
An interesting concept is the fact that even though we perceive and accept the object we see in front of us as recognisable things, a plant pot, your friend, a building etc, it’s usually only when you try and draw something in extreme perspective, close up, or from different angles, that you realise just how different the object looks. Sometimes even unrecognisable. There are a … Continue reading Changing Views – a look at interiors and multi perspective
Being my first attempt at this, please don’t laugh or poke fun! Just thought it might be helpful for reference if anyone is interested. Not only was it great fun to do, but I found myself being more creative on the pages as well as making the book. There was something about the personalised colours and textures of the random sized pages that got my … Continue reading Home Made Sketchbooks, (step by step) with coptic binding.
Unsure exactly what was needed for this exercise I went back through my sketches of the different rooms in my house and chose to look at my kitchen from different angles. There was good scope for lines and perspective with a few interesting details so I just added a fruit bowl as a kind of point of significance in the foreground to give the scene … Continue reading Part 2, Project 3, Ex 2 – Composition – an interior.