Category Archives: Part 3 Drawing outdoors

Tutor report – Assignment 3

Tutor report – Assignment 3  14/10/13 Overall Comments Well done Chris, you have clearly worked very hard on this assignment and your sketchbooks show how well you have responded to each exercise. Your work is neat and well presented. Your … Continue reading

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Assignment 3 – review against assessment criteria

I do find it very difficult to know how to assess my assignments against the assessment criteria. I found it helpful reading the definition of what is expected at Level 4 namely “Level 4 is about laying the foundations. The … Continue reading

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Assignment 3

Instructions for the assignment: To select a view from a window or from an open door. It needed to include, if possible, some natural objects, trees, shrubs, pot plants, fields, or garden plants. We were also to try and find … Continue reading

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Check and log – Project drawing trees

How many different tree types have you drawn? I have drawn 9 different types of tree so far. What techniques did you use to distinguish each type? I tried to show overall shape, how the branches and foliage formed around … Continue reading

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Exercise Study of several trees

Aim of the exercise: To work in a wood or study a group of trees, looking for a point of interest and trying to work in broad tonal areas. The drawing should suggest form and mass but we were not … Continue reading

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Exercise Larger study of an individual tree

Aim of the exercise: To spend time really looking at a tree in detail. Using A3 paper and a fine drawing medium e.g. drawing pen, pencil or ballpoint, try to capture what makes the tree distinctive, drawing fast, continually observing … Continue reading

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Exercise Sketching an individual tree

Aim of the exercise: To do about 4 preliminary drawings of a tree, building up on the basis of the previous sketches. 1) Draw a simple outline of the tree’s overall shape 2) Draw basic shapes in outline/shaded areas that … Continue reading

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