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Drawing Cafe Abstract Pattern 20 6 22
Using White chalk and Charcoal create a pattern of light and shade on grey paper. Here we used polo mints in strong light to get shadows and highlights.
Drawing Cafe 13 6 22 Octopus
Ink wash Octopus inspired by an ancient Octopus Flask. You will need paper, pencil, brushes and brown or black ink.
Drawing Cafe 6 6 22 Charcoal Tree
A charcoal drawing of a tree exploring various ways to make marks, lines and blends.
Drawing Cafe 23 5 22 Coloured Pencil project
Using coloured pencils explore ways to buildup intensity, shading and design in this still life of coloured glass bottles.
Drawing Cafe 16 5 22 Quail
Develop a design based on the Montezuma Quail using black pen. Find out ways to record pattern and shapes using black and white areas only.
9 5 22 Drawing Cafe Cotman Arches
Using a design from John Sell Cotman explore the pattern and rhythm of Romanesque arches . You will need cartridge paper and soft pencils (I used 6B)
DrawingCafe Figures in a Crowd 21 3 22
Using a variety of drawing media explore the differences between them in this exercise drawing figures from above. You will need, pencils, pens, watersoluble pancils, ink, brushes, water and paper
Drawing Cafe Waterlilies 14 03 22
Draw a Waterlily design to explore the different qualities of hard and aoft pencils for line and shading. For this you will need a 4/3H and 5/6B, Cartridge paper
Drawing Cafe Textural Landscape 7 3 22
Using a range of soft pencils and an erasr as a drawing tool create a landcspae drawuing full of texture ans a wide range of tonal effects.
Drawing Cafe Charcoal Still Life 28 2 22
Have fun with this charcoal still life looking at curves and contours, contrasting shading and form.
Drawing Cafe Line and Shadow architecture
Look at design using line and simplified shading. The architectural subject is a great one to try this out on.
Drawing Cafe Samuel Palmeresque 07 02 22
Make a mixed media drawing in the style of Samuel Palmer using brown paper. ink was. drawing pens and pencil, white chalk and white gouache.