These are our sketches for the mural.
-Vase Face & monster vase face
Problem to solve: Practice the drawing strategy of switching to right brain dominance while accurately drawing the reflection of the face.
I learned how much the shape of a line affects the outcome of your drawing. If the line did not curve at the correct degree, then it wouldn't look like a face anymore.
-Upside down drawing
Problem to Sove: Allow your right brain thinking strategies to dominate while you accurately draw your chosen image upside down.
From this assignment, I learned how important proportions were. I found out that I was enlarging my drawing making the size uneven.
-Blind contour & cOntour line drawing of hand
Blind Contour Problem to Solve: Without looking at your paper, record all of the edges of your hand. Your goal is line specificity.
Contour Problem to Solve: Use the grid lines on the plexiglass view finer to help you replicate your contour line drawing of your hand. You are aiming for accurate proportions and line specificity.
I learned how important it is to get what you see onto the paper and not what you think it should look like.
-5 contour line drawings of objects from oBservation
Problem to Solve: Invest an hour of “invest”igation into what you can transform this “O” design into while creating CONTRAST and BALANCE in your composition. I want to see how far you can push the design while maintaining the existence of the “O” form. What can you come up with? Surprise us all.
I wanted to tie this project back to the last one so I challenged myself to come up with something that represents the world and all the different cultures. I felt that the flags, the globe, and commonly known places would justify the job.
Problem to Solve: Pay homage to an inspirational icon of your choice by transforming a photograph into a segmented portrait with colored pencil.
"Flaws are my favorite part of people” once said the inspirational actress, Emma Stone. At a young age, Emma dreamed of becoming an actress in Hollywood; yet no one believed in her. However, with her determination, she was able to slowly prove to the world how talented she truly was. Along the path of success, Emma showed all those she worked with how to find the best in people. With her kind spirit and aspiration of becoming well known, Emma has inspired those to follow their dreams no matter the circumstance.
This project taught me how to really take advantage of the grid and perfect my artwork. I also learned how to have patience with the color pencils especially the dark blue.