Art Group

Week Starting 14th December – Basic Perspective

This week we will be looking at several types of linear perspective. The basic requirements for creating a perspective drawing are: A horizon line Vanishing Points Lines that go to the vanishing points Other lines that connect between the lines mentioned above. One Point Perspective Here is a basic example of 1 point perspective, drawing …

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Using Basic Shapes

Week Starting 7th December – Breaking down a drawing into shapes – Part 1

This week we will look at breaking objects down into basic shapes. We can construct a drawing by using these basic shapes to create a structure. Creating a structure for your drawing from basic shapes will help you concentrate on the scale and proportions of the object. It helps ensure that your object fits on …

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Quick drawing exercises

Quick Drawing Exercises

These exercises are meant to be done fairly quickly and can help you improve your drawing in a number of ways. Don’t worry about producing great results, that isn’t the purpose. You don’t need to spend time rubbing parts out and making improvements, simply get on with the next sketch. Only looking at the objects …

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Sketchbooks

We have ordered some sketchbooks and pencils for members of our Art Group. Please contact us if you would like some. We will let you know when they have arrived and hand them out at St. Mary’s on Friday mornings. If you can’t make pick-up on a Friday morning, please let us know. In the …

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