Working on “text, texture, pattern, or narrative” project. I’m just now going over the wash.Finally finished my project for drawing.Working on a piece in expanded water media, combining two photos into one and painting it.
This project keeps taking unexpected turns. I’m down to the last layer of a laying down figure. It’s hard to edit which parts to keep and which parts to get rid of because I get so attached. And it’s also hard after the third layer because I keep going cross eyed.
We had a live model in class today so we started working on gestural movements and mark making. Towards the end of the class we had two 30 minute poses and we had to overlap the drawings from those two poses. I started lightly with the first one, smoothing out the shading and using some line work to define the blankets and some areas of the body. For the second pose, I began with erasing lines that were against the background and using line work over the existing drawing to build up the second pose. I incorporated the curves of the blanket into the curve of the leg in the new pose and left some old line work showing through to keep the first drawing still in tact.