Lesson 1, 2 & 3

Project Description

What type of piece is this? Drawing Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. Lesson 1 2 & 3 and some of "homework" sketches from lesson 3.

What you will need

  • Graphite

Q&A with Nogoodnicksleft

Roberto Osti asked:
Nice group of drawings! Keep doing what you are doing, you will get to the point were you are not measuring the various proportions constantly but you will "feel" when the head is proportionally correct in relation to the head or the torso etc. I like the 5th drawing with the figure with the skeleton inside, it feel right and solid. The skeleton next to it is too narrow in the hips, the hips should be a little wider that the height of the head. Try drawing the figure from life if you have access to a model or copy it from a photo then put the skeleton inside, this way you will approach it from the outside in. Another exercise is to draw skeleton without looking at a model but using all the reference you need to draw the skeleton properly, when you are done draw the figure around the skeleton, this will show you if you drew the skeleton properly and not too skinny or too wide: we see immediately if a figure is not proportioned but it more difficult to evaluate the proportions of a
Nogoodnicksleft answered:
Thanks for you comments and the encouragement, I have one clarification regarding the width of the head from the front, In the video you said it was 2/3 of a head but in the new class material the dimensions are showing as 3/4 of a head. Admittedly it is not a lot of difference but just wondering which one we should be using?