This is the last days’ artwork from the 14 day drawing challenge and the theme was movement. We were allowed to choose from a selection of images and this one really captured my eye. The first couple of sketches were done in 60 seconds and 5 mins and the full piece took 1 hour to complete. This was one of my favourite drawings of the challenge.
I’ve recently joined a challenge by United Art Space to draw for 14 consecutive days in February. They provide the photos (which is a real treat and I look forward to daily), there are also a few time options of which I have chosen 60 seconds, 5 mins & 60 mins sketches.
Here are my drawings for the first 5 days, the themes were:
Day 1 – Contrast Day 2 – Tone Day 3 – Composition Day 4 -Negative space Day 5 – Shadow
Thank you to Taton Tubbs who provide the images and United Art Space for the great challenge. Looking forward to sketching some more.
Another day in the office…. loving it. x
This week I got introduced to the masterful books of Andrew Loomis. One in particular caught my attention: Drawing The Head And Hands. New York: Viking Press
He focuses on facial structures and within the first few pages you are shown all the possibilities/ variations of portraits.
The Loomis Method has got me intrigued and I am looking forward to studying his techniques.
Here is my interpretation of the front cover drawn in charcoal and chalk on toned paper.