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24th May – Still Life Composition Ideas & Tips

Consider a colour scheme. Complementary: Placing objects with complementary colours next to each other (i.e. colours on opposite sides of a colour wheel). Analogous: Using colours which are adjacent on a colour wheel. Triad: Using three colours, equidistant to each other on a colour wheel. Eye Level. HIgh or Low ? Consider how this affects …

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Negative Drawing

1st March – Open Drawing and Negative Space

We are continuing with figure drawing this week, but we will look at a couple of additional exercises. Drawing the Negative Space We have previously looked at drawing objects by focusing on the space around them. This can be applied to figure drawing as well. Open Drawing Previously we have focused mainly on drawing figures …

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Head Drawings Space Art Group

Week Starting 22nd Feb – Drawing the Head and Face

We tend to pay a lot of attention to peoples faces. This can make it harder to draw a face which looks realistic as the viewer picks up on tiny details. Some ‘rule of thumb’ measurements With this approach, we draw general guidelines and use these as a starting point to work from. In practice, …

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