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September 20 & 21: Garden urns.

I believe in drawing as a basis for all mediums of art. Whether doing aquarelle or oil painting, statues of abstraction..it all comes down to understanding an object/subject and nothing else than good old drawing  can get one to that point. Not forgetting doing it on large format. Just my personal opinion. I don’t draw enough. There was a time when I was much better at drawing than I am now. Doing life model drawing saw to that. I have to get back to live drawing sessions with a model. Perfect for drawing skills.

..Garden urn..

rotring Tikky graphic pen on drawing paper, 21×29.7cm

garden urn

I actually enjoy doing urns, bowls, jugs…they are a good mixture of simple shapes put together in a complex way…ellipses, round shapes, triangles, rectangles, value shapes, light shapes, depth.. good practice for seeing shapes rather than lines, even though I do like line work.

Charcoal on drawing paper, 29.7×42 cm

 

 

medici 20-09-2013 14-36-12 2673x3706

Aargh…so many booboos in these 2 drawings, but it is OK. At least I didn’t ‘feather’ my drawings into correctness, like I see so often and I find it terrible. Rather a sure, continuously wrong line than a hesitantly feathered correct “line”. Once again, only my personal opinion.

à demain

Ronelle

4 responses

  1. They are FABULOUS.There is not one thing to complain about.. I don’t like to see a photocopy:)
    These are real with so much personality..
    Un peu comme toi:)

    September 21, 2013 at 6:59 pm

  2. I need to draw more, too!

    September 21, 2013 at 9:52 pm

  3. I agree that drawing is very important. Nice sketches of the urns!

    September 22, 2013 at 2:17 pm

  4. These are lovely.

    I miss the opportunity of life drawing classes :(

    September 23, 2013 at 9:17 am

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