Sunday, December 15, 2013

Figure Drawings

Over the past few weeks we've been working on figure drawings and drawing different body shapes/positions. When drawing figures proportion is really important, because everything would look weird if we had like one arm bigger than the other or one foot that's smaller. Since the drawings are 2D shading is really important to give the feeling that's it's really 3D and that it has volume. Before we started this we did a lot of gesture drawings and times drawings... I didn't really like them because I can be a perfectionist and want to add all the little details, even if I didn't like it they really helped working on basic positions and body shapes. I personally can't stand working with charcoal so I did this drawing in pencil so I could get more details into the final project. Overall I think it turned out pretty good. 

Look At That Animal Move

For this project we each got to pick an animal and draw it in motion. I choose a snow leopard, one of my favorite animals. We all had to use the Prismcolors which ended up working really well for the project. The Prisms blend really well together making it look more realistic. To show movement you really had to pay attention to the direction of the fur. Before we started this project we did a lot of sketches to practice what the animal looked like and how to draw the different furs and textures. This really helped me improve on making it look more realistic.