Look for the centre of gravity in a standing figure. Mark the central axis in your sketches. Change poses every 2-5 minutes. Fairly self-explanatory sketches, these. All were standing poses, all took in… Continue reading
Were you able to maintain a focus on proportion at the same time as creating a sense of weight and three-dimensional form? I focused, albeit not always successfully! Overall, I think the proportions… Continue reading
Draw a sequence of 6 different poses, lasting ten minutes each. Look at darks and lights, shapes, weight, proportions, and foreshortening. Draw the whole figure, and don’t fiddle with detail. I enjoyed the… Continue reading
This exercise asked for a variety of seated poses at slight angles, noting any twists or bends, lines of movement, or foreshortening. As a preface to each drawing, I made a quick sketch… Continue reading
Have you managed to make a complete statement in this time? What were your main problems? Yes, in terms of overall shape. The figures are all readable as such. The main problem was… Continue reading
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This exercise began with a series of 2 minute sketches (see above and below). Although I’ve had some experience of life drawing, I found these sketches felt stilted, possibly because I was working… Continue reading