Monthly Archives: August 2012

Labor pains

August 30, 2012

Also for Weds… I want to see ten line art illustrations – observational or from photographic (your own) reference – with the topic of the holiday you are enjoying on Monday. Ouch, this batch has a content component you have to factor in. Not only should they look good as illustrations, but in theory have … Read More

Not again!

Yep, you guessed it. Shoot or use one new photograph as reference for the next ten line art illustrations. I hope you like the photograph you choose. Illustrate ten line art drawings (using tracing paper or marker paper) of the one photograh in ten different ways – just change up technique and decisions of what … Read More

But feels like cheating

OK, the next ten line art illustrations (5.5 x 8.5) due on Friday are using photographic reference that you shoot. Those of you who don't think they are good at observational drawing should love this process. Use tracing paper or marker paper on top of the printed photographs and create line art from tracing. This … Read More

10 more line art drawings… they seem so similar

August 27, 2012

For Wednesday… Ten more line art drawings from observation – 5.5 x 8.5". This time pick one subject matter/composition to draw ten different ways. Each one of the ten should have a different look and feel based on how you use line. Line Art only. We looked at and saw a broad variety of ways … Read More

10 Line Art Drawings

August 24, 2012

For Monday, execute 10 observational line drawings. Black line with whatever drawing equipment you want to try – Sharpies, pen and ink nibs, Micron pens, Rapidographs… whatever. Subjects for these 10 drawings are your choice. Size: 5.5 x 8.5, landscape or portrait format. We will look at the 10 drawings in class on Monday.