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Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Master Study: Basic Shapes

This assignment involved taking old 16th / 19th century paintings and drawing the figures as basic shapes. I liked this exercise a lot.






4 comments:

  1. These are all really nice, there is a definite dimensionality to your figures and I like the light shading to emphasize that. The only thing I would ask for is a little more indication of the environment in which the figures exist.

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  2. you picked some good paintings with great expressive scenes, and you carried out that emotion very well. I live the way you handled the poses as well as that tension and connection between the figures.

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  3. These look fantastic! Very good line quality, especially in the first one, also good shading, very subtle, but it helps enhance the drawings.

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  4. Bethany,
    Good work, overall. The turning of the figures and poses in convincing. Use variety in line weight to emphasize the shadow side of a figure, as well as weight shift. The primitives you used are okay - I would recommend simplifying these slightly more, next time.

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