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Drawing

Sketch book… visually identify/communicate/describe/express

Kinds of drawing …

Descriptive, Documentary, Observational, Journalistic, Representational.

Expressive. Illustrative. Communicative. Diagrammatic. Conceptual.

 

Visual Language (vocabulary)

Composition

Lighting

Viewpoint

Scale

Perspective

Form

Tonal values

Colour

Proportion

Mechanisms

Line quality

Media

Order of media

Appropriateness of media to purpose.

 

 

SUBJECTS/content primary visual referencing (from life)

Figures

Gesture.

Expression

Proportion

Movement

Anatomy

Characters

Interacting figures in context (people doing something somewhere.)

Figures interacting with environment.

Figures interacting with each other.

WHAT is going on and where and who is doing it and why and why there?

 

Narrative

Domestic work eg. cleaning, cooking, DIY.

Sport – eg. Gym Football

Journey – from one place to another via other places

 

Context

Interiors (of all kinds) eg domestic , historic, industrial.

Exteriors (of all kinds) eg. landscape, urban, architecture.

 

Purpose

Express What element YOU want to particularly share with your audience?

How do you want your audience to respond? Feel- react-think?

Who is your audience?

Identify outcome/purpose

Format/platform

WHAT is going on?

Page layout.

Process/printing.

 

 

Informed by this extensive drawing  activity-

Create many experimental illustrative outcomes which express/ communicate /share with your audience your previously defined thoughts or ideas. Use these experiments to test and question your drawing skills and appropriate use of media.

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