Tuesday, November 25, 2014

DRAWING; Profile Views

Read & Follow Directions on pp.181-186,
Tone a page in your sketchbook and draw someone's profile (side-view). Must be from real life, not a photo.
This can be a classmate, or if you were absent, a friend or family member who volunteers to model for you.
DUE Mon. Dec.1st

Monday, November 24, 2014

Drawing; A Warm-Up Exercise

If you haven't yet, be sure to read pp. 174-176 and take notes for yourself on correct placement and proportion rations for profiles.

Read and follow the directions on pp.178-180 in DRSB, to help you copy John Singer Sargent's profile of Mme. Gautreau (fig.9-23) into your sketchbook. Due Tues 11/25

Thursday, November 20, 2014

CIVICS: Due Tomorrow!

For those of you who were absent Thursday, Nov. 20- the following assignment was added-
1-2 p.110 & 1-2 p.116

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Practice Drawing Facial Features in your Sketchbooks

The following should be in your sketchbook when they are collected Friday, Nov.21
  • FROM THR NOV 13th- 3-7  (5 is fine) practice EYES.
    • Must be from real life, no photos
    • 2 may be your own (mirror)
    • Get some left and some right
  • FROM FRI NOV 14th- 3-7 (5 is fine) practice NOSES.
    • Must be from real life, no photos
    • 2 may be your own (mirror)
    • Try to get some from slightly above looking down, some from as straight-on as possible, and some from just a little below, looking up
  • FROM TUE NOV 18th- 7 practice MOUTHS.
    • No more than 3 may be from photos (at least 4 must be from real life, 2 may be your own (mirror or photo).
    • Try to capture a variety of expressions; smile, frown, bored, surprised, etc.
    • At least 2 need to show teeth or be open
  • FROM WED&THR NOV 19th&20th- 3-7  (5 is fine) practice EARS & HAIRSTYLES.
    • Must be from real life, no photos
    • Make sure ears are foreshortened (going away from you in space), these are for the portrait view of the face, not the profile view (where you'd see the whole ear)
    • Try to capture a variety of hairstyles; long, short, straight, wavy, curly, spike, etc.