Published on March 6, 2014
A slide presentation created by Lori Stevens
Attributes needed to draw: Fresh eyes Time and patience Self-forgiveness Playfulness Openness to new ideas and approaches Practice thinking: Process and journey versus Destination
Play NO fear Laugh Relax Loosen uP Forgive Learn Make a mess and love it
What we are NOT going to do.
Miquel Bohigas Costabella
1. M. Allen
Practice creating value with marks 2.
Positive and Negative Space
Albrecht Durer: Grid Perspective Tool
A plate from Jean Dubreuil's 17the century manual, "Practical Perspective Necessary to All Painters"; here, an "artist's glass" is in use.
Nine boxes using “L’s”- Two dime Black and White NO midtones Something with text but NOT readable Bold shape or shapes Emphasis on Form Sfumato Texture(s) you think you can handle Chiaroscuro Illustration A recognizable image
Saturday evening homework: sketch out your house plan forge famous signatures finish what you didn’t comb the beach for cool subjects Sunday: Three Dimensional Studies
Form, Value & 3D
Light, Shadow and Reflection
3” x 5” card
Proportion and Perspective
Physical Texture Visual Texture
Space and ba I. Hunter
Rhythm and Mov Phil Lewis
what to do next??
My Life and Art Maxims (always a work in progress...)
More homework: Establish a Pinterest board called “Drawing to Do” Establish a bunch of Pinterest boards Take a lot of photos with great composition Pick up rocks and look at them with drawing in mind Join The Red Elephant Project on
Thank you for joining me! Lori Stevens www.pencilific.com www.loristevens.net
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