Exploring the expressive use of line on a single object.
A structured course of 10 x 20 minute in-depth Still Life Drawing Lessons. All lessons have extra resources including preparation sheets, summary sheets, extension activities and instructional posters for download.
Solve the challenges of drawing multiple objects sitting in front of each other.
Exploring the way things get smaller as they go away, and creating the feeling of space in our drawing.
Exploring different grades of pencils to bring tone and volume to an object.
Using different grades of pencil to compose a complete picture, with atmosphere, and subject matter.
Exploring the use of willow charcoal using simple subjects to create a tonal charcoal drawing without line.
Using charcoal with pastels, erasers and other tools to explore tonal direction and more complicated subjects.
Using a view finder to crop and make interesting use of negative space, employing colour, pattern and tone.
Using various media to extract rhythm as an element from the still life.
Brings together many of the ideas discussed in the Still Life Tutorials from an artist’s creative perspective.