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Reminders Critique Day 1: Saturday, May 13th, Section B04, 12 noon. Section B05, 3 pm or Critique Day 2: Monday, May 15th, Section B04, 12 noon. Section B05, 3 pm All will take place in our usual classroom. Please bring your listed … Continue reading

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Assignment 9 (final critique) Template Driven Final

HOMEWORK: TO DO: 1. Finalize your project for the critique that will begin at the start of class.  2. Put your final project documents, all of the original drawings or paintings, digital files (in the AI or PSD format not just as jpegs) and referenced images used, into … Continue reading

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Assignment 9, Template Driven Final: (Weds., 5/10)

HOMEWORK: TO DO: 1. Have 50-70% of the project complete for your desk/small group crit. **Remember the final is 15% of your grade and should be one of the best projects you have produced. Time, effort, complexity and creativity are … Continue reading

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HOMEWORK Due Monday, May 8th 
TO DO: 1. Add to your sketchbook entries. Complete several images for your final project proposal and place them in your LP post along with the written portion if you have not done so. Add more drawings … Continue reading

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Assignment 9: Template Driven Final (Wednesday, 5/3)

TO DO for Wednesday: HOMEWORK TO START YOUR FINAL PROJECT: 1. Use the xeroxed template theme given to you in class as a starting point to drive the direction you take with your project. Here is the document where you can … Continue reading

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There will be a workshop entitled: Utilizing Light and Shadow in Figure Drawing on Tuesday, May 2nd. See more information on the Workshops and Tutorials page. Last chance for extra credit. **See homework posts below and please complete your course evaluations.

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You can re-watch the 25th Anniversary of PSD commercial I showed in class on our Class Lecture page. (link) (See homework post below) HOMEWORK TO COMPLETE FOR CRITIQUE OF THE PHOTOSHOP PROJECT next Monday, May 1. Read all the way to the bottom of … Continue reading

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(IN CLASS Wednesday, November 30) The homework post is below this post. REVIEW of first steps done for homework: Finish and scan the color pencil drawing and watercolor painting, 300 dpi.  Gather 5-7 photos and a texture for background. Combine the internet/personal … Continue reading

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On Wednesday we will continue to work on the current project and finalize it by the end of class. Be sure to attend. All students are required to follow the guidelines of this assignment and include everything that is asked. HOMEWORK-TO … Continue reading

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Assignment 8: Audible Montage Narrative (4/24)

(Link to images by famous traditional collage artists appear on the Class Lecture Page). TO DO: Create these folders on your desktop and place all that you have into the appropriate place. Have all of the following ready, so you are … Continue reading

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TO DO:  HOMEWORK DUE START OF CLASS WEDNESDAY: 1. Work more on your color pencil drawing and finish it. 2. Complete the line drawing of your hand on the watercolor paper I provided, You can look at the anatomy of the hand … Continue reading

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Read all homework instructions under “TO DO” and “TO BRING ” in the post under this one. Under “TO BRING” It is very important to think about the song, musical group or story you would like to interpret in your … Continue reading

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Assignment 8: Audible Montage Narrative (4/17)

*****Study the TO DO portion of the post as well as the TO BRING part of the post located at the bottom. TO DO: 1. Hand in the completed perspective drawing assignment. Please include the process materials (final due date is Monday or grade … Continue reading

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Assignment 7: Foreshortened Figure and Chiaroscuro (4/12)

TO DO: 1. Work more on the Transparency: A New Perspective Drawing assignment to make corrections. (Show me your progress on Wednesday. If more work is needed, it is due Monday at latest.) I will need to show those who I promised … Continue reading

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Assignment 6: FINAL CRITIQUE. Perspective Drawing with Figures and Grid (DUE this Monday, 4/10)

 You are working hard and achieving great results! I was pleased to see your progress.(You may have an hour or so to make corrections in class on Monday as well, but only if the project is almost finished in its final … Continue reading

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Assignment 6: Analysis of the Figure in Space: A New Perspective, for Weds. (4/5)

We will meet in our classroom on Wednesday and not at the Library. Please read this post all the way to the bottom to make sure you are completing the homework correctly and bringing in all of the supplies (from … Continue reading

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Assignment 6: Location Visit for the Analysis and Transparency of Space: A New Perspective project (Monday, April 3)

TO DO:
 (HOMEWORK: Detailed in the post below). We will be going on a trip to the NY Public Library Main Branch. (Views and info here)  Please have money on your MetroCard to avoid delays.
 We will be drawing in perspective at our location. *Important to attend. … Continue reading

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Portrait and Analytical Studies of the Head Continued Assignment 4: Planar Study (DUE Mon. 4/3) ***This drawing homework is due at the beginning of class on Monday. We will be going on a trip to start a new project during the rest … Continue reading

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Assignment 5: Analytical Study of the Torso (Wednesday, March 29)

TO BRING FOR OUR IN-CLASS FIGURE DRAWING ASSIGNMENT: CHARCOAL PENCILS, CONTE STICKS and MID-TONED PAPER. YOU WILL NEED THEM AGAIN TO WORK IN CLASS THIS WEDS. ***Bring your compressed charcoal, Conte’ sticks ( if you have them) vine charcoal and kneaded … Continue reading

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Assignments 4: Portrait and Analytical Studies of the Head (3/27)

In-class Assignment: We will draw a portrait in chalk from a model. TO DO: Review page one of the handout. (Attached). MATERIALS FOR THE DAY: Bring a sketchbook and all drawing materials listed on the assignment sheet. (Medium beige or gray color charcoal … Continue reading

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