Category Archives: Project 5 Drawing plants and flowers

Check and log – Project Drawing plants and flowers

16/10/12 How will your experiments with negative space help your observational drawing in the future? By using both negative and positive spaces it can help me to understand the shape of areas that I am less clear about, or can … Continue reading

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Exercise Drawing with other colour media

Aims of exercise: To experiment with mixing media while making some drawings of the same subject as in the drawing for the previous exercise. Reflect on how the task changes with the different media, on how they work together and … Continue reading

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Exercise Plants and flowers in coloured pencil

Aims of the exercise:¬†Choose cut flowers in a vase, plants growing in a pot or growing naturally in a garden, a park or in the countryside. Make the plant the focal point of the drawing but draw the background and … Continue reading

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Exercise Negative space in a plant

Aim of Exercise: A¬†large potted plant, preferably set up against a plain background, then using A3 paper and a graphite stick, pencil, ballpoint or pen and ink, do not draw the plant but the spaces within and around the plant. … Continue reading

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