Pr3-Ex1: Still Life Group Using Line

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drawing shows a half baked attempt at exercise one ‘still life line drawing’. I couldn’t get into the mood of yet more drawing which felt like repeating part one. I had lost my drawing mojo.

I decided to give myself a few weeks off from course work. In this time I did a bit of painting which I was really missing. It has done the trick. I am now refreshed and ready to return to the drawing with a renewed drive..

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Ok so here is line drawing take two.. The first shows a brief depiction of the arrangement just using line. The arraignment consists of apples and pears on some interesting textures of tissue paper and sugar paper. Behind I added two wine glasses just to give the composition a little height. This first drawing has too much negative space.

The second drawing shows a zoomed in view also showing the blinds  in the back ground. This does improve the drawing and gives it a real life situation and depth. In this drawing Is suggest tone with the flat side of the griphit stick.

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I rearranged the objects and focused in on the fruit cutting out the wine glasses and blinds.

I wanted to make another quick mono tone study. I am pleased to see it turned out a little (I stress ‘a little’) like Cezanne’s drawing of apples and pears in the course martial that I have spent a fair bit of time staring at.ex2-t1

The first image shows where I would have left the image. But with my tutors words echoing in my brain ‘add the back ground’ I continued on with it adding further tone and a suggestion at the tissue paper back drop. The back drop was in darker but I felt it distracted from the subject and needed to receded more. So i rubbed it with a putty rubber to fade. I am pleased I continued on with it. I can see how adding the table surface and paper at the front has allowed the fruits to sit on the table instead of float in space.

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These drawings where made using:

  • A2 cartridge paper
  • 9B chunky graphite stick
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About Emma Perring

I am an artist working in mainly soft pastel at present.

2 comments

  1. Love your final piece here… I’d be so happy if I’d drawn that!

  2. Thanks v much. I was pretty chuffed and surprised 😉

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