Tag Archives: One & Twenty

Drawing: A bit more nature

Simple plant shapes from a variety of visual resources, before adding some to my alcohol inked background. I have one more coloured background but it wasn’t usable as the background was too heavily coloured to see much imagery.  So I … Continue reading

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Drawing: A bit of nature

Having used alcohol inks to colour some thick textural hand-made paper I decided to use them to make a criss-cross accordion book which I’m doing for my on-line flexible book structures course.  But, as I’m keen to practice my drawing, … Continue reading

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Design Play: Exercise 3 – Creating a design

The goal: Take line drawings and create a workable design to print. After my initial drawings of irises and grevillea (very loosely translated) a couple of weeks ago I spent a few minutes messing around with floral bouquets and was … Continue reading

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Drawing: More precise ‘Line’ figures

I’m currently reading about forming habits, decision-making and how to work faster, smarter and better (probably sounds super-boring to you, but fascinating to me).  Some of the main points cover independence, exploration and the rewards of achievement. With my new … Continue reading

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Drawing: More ‘Shrink & Line’ Figures

Enjoying just messing around for a few minutes when I get time. Whilst these are pretty rough, along with some of my previous ones, some provide a reasonable start point for  tracing and turning into prints.

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Drawing: ‘Shrink & Line’ figures

Moving on to the next page in my book I found myself still on very small drawings but this time very sharp lines and angular shapes are used to define the characters. In 20 minutes I drew the following (and … Continue reading

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Drawing: ‘Shrink’ figures

Inspired by a couple of blogs I follow, both owners being amazing at drawing, a couple of weeks ago I bought a book on figure drawing. It’s unusual for me to follow a blog based around the talent of a … Continue reading

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