Monthly Archives: July 2012

Part 1 : Exercise: Observing negative space and perspective.

OCA page 37  We were asked to draw only the top line of a set of objects from left to right.  Then to draw the bottom line, then fill in any missing outlines.  The purpose was to notice negative space.  … Continue reading

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Part 1 : STILL LIFE / Composition of natural objects

OCA p 36.   I found this exercise even harder than the last one but I discovered that the reason was that I hadn’t found a suitable composition that pleased me or one that had any message at first.  My initial … Continue reading

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Part 1 : STILL LIFE : Still life sketches of made objects

  OCA p 35:  For this exercise we were asked to create a still life composition from a small selection of themed objects, having first drawn thumbnail sketches. My first two sketches (fig 1):  In an A3 sketchpad, I used … Continue reading

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