For this first cycle I’ve decided to follow up on my tutor’s suggestion of focusing on tonal work. Thus I would like to achieve the following:
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- Tonal drawing with no visible outline.
- Grey scale rather colour.
- Matching tone and medium to subject; and
- Conveying the feeling of the scene – rather than accurate technical portrayal.
It is strange, given I work in London and am on an Art Degree, that this was my first visit to the National Gallery. In visiting the Gallery I needed to focus, at least to a degree, and so I chose to consider primarily Landscape images. That didn’t restrict me too much, as there are large numbers of them in there, but it at least allowed me to have a meaningful approach.
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One of the influences that I have is a regular supply of images and works from the Internet. Some of these come through Twitter (See https://twitter.com/waddy100), others from new articles and so forth. Most of these will go unrecorded, and float through. Some of these end up referenced in blogs and considered more formally – and a very few will end up printed and considered in my physical sketchbooks. I view and collect far more material, however, than I would ever write up in any formal way. I have, therefore, decided to acknowledge and comment on a small proportion of it. This is, in effect, an electronic extension of my physical sketchbook for recording the art I view and my thoughts on it.
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On consideration I’ve decided that it is appropriate to reflect on my tutor’s feedback again. This is more for my own thinking than as a response. After my Assignment 2 feedback I realised that I hadn’t understood and/or followed some of his advice. Considering each point explicitly at this point seems worthwhile as a completeness check, and to build a “further work” list. Continue reading “Reflection on Tutor feedback”
Received feedback for Assignment 2 from my tutor.
Thank you for your second Assignment
Thank you for taking my advice and keeping to the requirements of the course so that you have submitted only some evidence of the projects as instructed in the coursebook. Continue reading “Assignment 2 feedback”
With great trepidation Assignment 2 is on it way. For the record the following is the covering letter that went with it: Continue reading “Assignment 2 On its way”
There is so much in the feedback I received from my tutor I’ve started to turn it in to a slightly simpler list of “things to do”: Continue reading “Assignment 1 Feedback Action”