Tags

, , , , ,


I had a fantastic time with this class – so much so that I have agreed to offer it again in the Fall and Winter as a longer workshop.  I started the class off doing studies of fabric in traditional drawing materials = charcoal, pencil and conte.  The next class we did more studies with hanging fabric and blocked out contoured areas in colour with chiaroscuro on top.

The models were great. 2013 - 7    VAM-FabricPortrait 076 2013 - 7 160Rszdjpg The 1st class the students were quite overwhelmed but by the last class they were doing better.  Most had loosened up a lot.  We used what we had learned the 1st 2 classes and added gesture drawings and 10, 20 , 45 min drawings.  For the last class we warmed up with gestures and finished with one long pose.  The model was fantastic – had brought clothing that draped and along with his elegant look – it made for a good class.

Last class – student works. 2013 - 7 1632013 - 7 164  2013 - 7 165 2013 - 7 1662013 - 7 162

 

I demonstrated using acrylic washes for the gestures 2013 - 7 168 2013 - 7 167 2013 - 7 171

and I used washes and conte for the 2 final drawings as well. 2013 - 7 170 2013 - 7 169

Advertisements