Tuesday, October 30, 2007

UL VIAR 111: Drapery Example/Sketchbook

Here's one of the drapery examples we looked at on Monday.

Also, your sketchbooks assignment is due tomorrow: Wednesday.

Good Luck!

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

UL VIAR 111: Folio 2 / Due Monday

2.1 1st Value Study (Class Work)
2.2 Geometric Value Still Life (Home Work)
2.3 Complex Object Value Study (HW)
2.4 Stacked Still Life (CW)
2.5 Complex Object Value Study: Cow Skull, Gas Mask, Candle Holder, or Paper Bag (CW)
2.6 3/5 Value Scale Object Study (CW)

Folio due Monday. Remember you can continue to work on any of these drawings to improve them for the Folio. Also, remember that 2.4 will be the most important drawing in the folio. On Monday, come with your Folio labelled and in order; ready to turn in at the beginning of class.

Sketchbook Master Study and Pillow Studies due on Wednesday.

Have fun!

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

LSU 1011: For Thurs

Bring your artist books from the library...also pencils, strathmore, color pencils or crayons might be helpful as well. We're going to start working on preparatory drawings for the project....

Sunday, October 21, 2007

UL VIAR 111: Durer Sketchbook example

New Sketchbook assignment:

1. Master Study of Albrecht Durer's "Six Pillows." Use a 1-inch grid to recreate drawing accurately. Try to observe Durer's use of hatching to develop a convincing sense of light and form.

2. 2 pages of hatched studies of pillows. Fill up the page. Use what you've learned in the Master Study to help you with building a sense of light & form through hatching/cross contour.

UL VIAR 111: Homework Still Life

Full Value Still Life of one complicated object. Should be comparable to last week's drawing. Life size. Single light source. Side lit. All value / no lines. 2.3 in the folio.

Good Luck!

Saturday, October 13, 2007

UL VIAR 111: Homework/New Folio

Homework Due Monday:

Full Value Still Life. Single light source. Side lit. Describe the elements of Chiaroscuro. At least 5 objects. Keep the objects simple. Should be working on this drawing for AT LEAST 4 hours.

Folio 2:

2.1 First Class Full Value Still Life
2.2 Full Value Still Life (5 Objects)

Have fun!

Thursday, October 4, 2007

LSU 1011: Project 2 Due Date

Thursday, October 18th. Two weeks from today.

Good Luck!

UL VIAR 111: Portfolio Due Wednesday!

Portfolio List:

1. Collaborative Blind Contour
2. Still Life: Cubes & Spheres
3. Still Life: Cubes, Spheres, & Cylinders
4. Chair
5. 1 Point Perspective Conceptual City
6. 2 Point Perspective Observed Landscape
7. Class Drawing
8. Class Drawing
9. Class Drawing
10. Class Drawing

You can choose any four class drawings to represent 7-10. Obviously, I would recommend choosing the strongest, most accomplished drawings you have. Also, you can improve upon any of these drawings to make them stronger for the portfolio.

Your sketchbook will be due on Wednesday as well. Please feel free to add additional drawings to the sketchbook between now and then. They WILL be taken into consideration.

Good Luck!

Tuesday, October 2, 2007

UL VIAR 111: Examples

Here are some images relating to 1 Point Perspective that you may find useful:

LSU 1011: Homework for Thursday

Project 2: Complete the pencil sketch of your image so you will be ready to start working in pen on Thursday. You may want to start looking at the Line and Value chapters again; we will be having a slide quiz next Tuesday.

UL VIAR 111: Homework for Wed

-1 Point Perspective City Drawing, Charcoal on Strathmore, (Structure not Detail!)
-Sketchbook assignment: FILL UP 4 (more) pages in your sketchbook of hatching