Category Archives: Project 3 Townscapes

Check and log – Project townscapes

Much of this has been covered in the individual posts so I will only write a condensed version here. How did you use a limited colour palette to create a sense of depth? I had a warm brown (sanguine) and … Continue reading

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Exercise Drawing statues

Aim of the exercise: To draw a variety of statues which the exercise suggested are great for honing drawing skills. Decide what you find most interesting about the statue e.g. silhouette, tone, negative shapes, textures, play of light, and draw … Continue reading

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Exercise A limited palette study from your sketches

Aim of the exercise: We were to select a drawing to develop in colour from the sketches that we did in the previous exercise. We were to use a limited palette, two or three colours, the traditional ones being brown, … Continue reading

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Exercise A sketchbook of townscape drawings

Aim of the exercise: To focus on one particular building, noticing how other buildings support your main focus. Make written notes about observations about details of the building, time, light, shadows, use of the building etc and describe the sense … Continue reading

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Exercise Study of a townscape using line

Aim of the exercise: Using two sketchbook pages make a preliminary drawing establishing primary focus, foreground, middle ground and background. Make notes about weather conditions and how they affect the approach to and general mood of the drawing. Complete the … Continue reading

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