Pt 3, Pr 3, Ex 2 – Foreground, middle ground, background. Mixed media scene of Lymm Village.

While I enjoyed the expansive landscape 360 sketches I did up Kinder Scout, I wanted to do a 360 degrees set of drawings that displayed a changing townscape. I went over to a nearby village called Lymm which had the perfect recipe of water, trees, old cottages and winding roads. I took four 90 degree views of the village from the bottom of the road … Continue reading Pt 3, Pr 3, Ex 2 – Foreground, middle ground, background. Mixed media scene of Lymm Village.

Pt 3, Pr 1, Ex 1,2,3 – Trees and the great outdoors. Case study with Dina Brodsky

Summer is round the corner, and just in time for my first outdoor project. I quickly became familiar with the system of recording and drawing trees. Being complex forms, by looking too hard at all the shapes and lines quickly became confusing. However, the more trees I looked at, the more I realised that, although appearing random and chaotic, each type of tree had underlining … Continue reading Pt 3, Pr 1, Ex 1,2,3 – Trees and the great outdoors. Case study with Dina Brodsky

Pt 2, Pr 2, Ex 1 – Still life using line.

Charred wood, rope, dead leaves and tree bark gave me excellent scope to explore lines and flow in the texture of the surfaces of these objects. There were all similar in consistency and substance so I used this collection to pull them together in a natural movement. I went for a triangular arrangement reminiscent of a bonfire in a sense. Trying out different mediums I … Continue reading Pt 2, Pr 2, Ex 1 – Still life using line.