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Project 5 The moving figure

Comparison of movement representations

The course notes suggest:

Look at the energy in this fast brush drawing by Richard Hambleton; …Now go to David Haines’ website and find  the drawing New Balance Sneakers vs KFC Bucket. Note the more restrained movement of the figures …

The two images are:

As the course notes indicate, these are very different approaches to drawing movement. They both use the stance of the subjects as part of conveying the movement in the scene. David Haines’ scene is rendered almost as a fast frame photograph and has taken many hours to complete. Richard Hambleton’s, in contrast, feels like it was painted in near real time.

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Posted in Art and Artists, Experiments, Part 4, Research & Reflection

An experiment linking to artists

On of the challenges that I have is that of considering artistic style and approach. One challenge my tutor left me with is to:

“Link your work to that of others and make it clear
that this is what you’re doing”

Part 3 Formative feedback

So, lets start by considering one artist whose figurative work I admire – Maggi Hambling. To start, lets examine a number of her figurative drawings that I like:

Portrait of Dr David Brown
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