I will draw these again and a few more from photos in a couple of months or so. And I may add watercolor to these one day once I take a watercolor class.
I cut these out of a soft rubber easer like material that the students in the middle school at the Rivers School use. I hate using something so soft. It crumbles more than cuts. I do like that I could cut both sides. I forgot to cut the negative space out for the blocks. Sigh.Continue reading “Stamps”
Roz Stendahl’s week animal homework in the online Beginning class — offered by the Sketchbook School — an assignment was to draw at a natural history museum. Instead I dug up some bones at the school where I work. I found this skull bone in the “junk to draw” bin in the 8th grade artContinue reading “Animal Skulls”
In sketchbook school’s course, Beginning, Roz Stendahl recommends that one sketch from still animal models – such as taxidermy, skeletons or realistic toys when you can not get to the zoo, dog park or natural history museum. During the holidays I received an assortment of animal toy models —realistic and imaginary. Today I drew theContinue reading “Realistic Animals”
The last assignment in the sketchbook school’s course, Beginning, taught by artist Tommy Kane, is to take 3 hours to draw — in ink — and paint you kitchen. My lines are wonky. My colors are a bit off. I will revisit this assignment when I am better at perspective.
From time to time— once a month or so — I like to draw my week. Before I go to bed each night for the week, I draw something from my day. The completed page becomes a look at my week. Here are my two most recent attempts.
I saw in Artist Jane LaFazio’s sketchbook a page where she drew a grid with 8 or 10 “different” object — each one in a different medium. I did a 7 objects 7 ways grid using the same fake pear each time. Here is my model. Learn more about Jane LaFazio at http://janelafazio.com/about/
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