Thursday, March 8, 2007

1847 Homework: Drapery Study

Your homework for Tuesday is to come into the classroom studio and work for 2 hours on your drapery study. This should be a completely resolved, finely crafted work; so really try to graduate from observing the more basic values to working also on the small details of individual folds, wrinkles, cast shadows, etc. REMEMBER, you really want to demonstrate that you understand the principles and elements of Chiaroscuro....shadow edge, shadow core, highlight, reflected light. Keep all of these things in mind. Here are three master drapery studies for inspiration: 1. Leonardo 2. Michelangelo 3. Ingres