Sketch from a photograph from the following article: http://v3.mirrorarts.lk/fashion/item/1923-head-wraps-new-fashion. Some progress, though the angle of the nose and the angle of the face are out of alignment with each other. Continue reading “Struggling with people”
I recently picked up a graphite stick and wanted to see what it can do. It is like a big fat graphite crayon. Clearly not intended for detail work. Continue reading “Experimenting with a graphite stick”
I came an interesting section about drawing with rhythm in Andrew Loomis’ book “Figure Drawing for all its worth.” (PDF available here.) He describes drawing with rhythm as following through the major lines of forms in various graceful curves as part of the setup. The drawing on page 136 is of particular interest in this respect. As an experiment in this approach I tried a drawing of a dancer. Although I am unhappy with many of the details of the image, the basic idea of building up the form with interesting curves was very useful. Now I just need to learn a whole bunch about anatomy.