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OCAD Studio: Memory Exercises

Memory exercises will help you keep images in your head when you’re drawing and painting from life or a reference. If you are able to remember how something…

OCAD Studio: Basics of Form

What is Form? In the context of representational drawing and painting, a form is anything that is 3D in your artwork. It could as simple as a ball,…

Task 6: Portrait Proportions

Hi there, This week we move onto PORTRAITURE!   Ah! Portraiture, portraiture with the thought, the soul of the model in it, that is what I think must…

OCAD Studio: Rhythmic Drawing from Life Part 2

Drawing Project #2 Rhythmic Drawing from Life Part 2 Breaking Down Longer Lines and Finding Forms Introduction: This project will help you to approach your work in a…

Task 5: Knife, Fork and Spoon using Graphite or Charcoal

Let’s finish off still life with a tricky one! Metallic objects with shine can really test your observation and use of tone…so a great one to bring together…

Task 4: Still Life Using Graphite

Back to graphite we go… So we are beginning to bring together all of the skills we have learned so far. We will soon be moving away from…

Task 3: Universal Forms in Charcoal Time Lapse

Watch the time lapse video to see how to add simple shading and tone to each of the universal forms using charcoal. How it is done: I like…

Task 2: Graphite Intro

Tonal Scale and Universal forms Check out the resource above to support you with this task 🙂 The aim is to add a tonal scale to Universal Forms….

Sketchbook Ideas

Task 1: Right side of the Brain

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