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.

Positive and Negative space.

Positive and negative space in art refers to the difference between the objects and the shadows that they cast by treating them as two separate entities. Positive being the actual objects themselves, and the negative referring to the space  that is occupied or affected by the shadow. Treating them as two separate spaces immediately opens an invitation to manipulate the two planes to merge, separate … Continue reading Positive and Negative space.