September 2017

Task 11: Portrait Photography

We are looking at Portrait Photography with the aim of having our own study to then work from for our next artwork. Photography is a crucial tool in…

OCAD Studio: Articulating Figure Gestures

  This lesson will explain how to go about adding more detail to a figure gesture by breaking the simple curved lines into more complex articulations. You do…

OCAD Studio Exercise: Gesture Drawing

After watching my ‘Gesture Drawing’ lesson (see below) and reading through the  accompanying notes you can try your hand at this exercise. If you’re signed up to OCAD Studio…

OCAD Studio: Gesture Drawing

  Gesture lines describe the movement and feeling of a figure. They are a way to quickly capture the essence of a pose without focusing on the details…

Task 10: Paul Cezanne Painting

Welcome back! This week I want to look at Paul Cezanne with you… the main reasons for this is that his art is considered as being of great…

OCAD Studio Exercise: Making a Value Sphere

In this exercise, you will be creating a sphere, but the same principles apply whenever you’re drawing or painting any form in a representational artwork. Use the diagram…

OCAD Studio: Hue, Chroma and Value

To enhance your understanding of colour,  it helps to know about the three different variables (hue, chroma and value) of every colour that you come across. Gaining a better understanding of these…

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