Category Archives: Drawing

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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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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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 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: 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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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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Here is a simple step-by-step I made for you. I hope it helps if you are stuck when drawing and saving the patterns. CLICK HERE FOR THE LINK TO THE STEP-BY-STEP document for making patterns. ***STUDY THE HOMEWORK POST BELOW

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Assignment 3: Pattern Dude Coloring Book (2/27)

Please let me know if you attended the Figure Drawing workshop last week and I will give you extra credit. There is another figure drawing student workshop this coming Thurs. 3/2 IN CLASS Monday: Figure drawing from a model for … Continue reading

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For Week 4, Assignment 2: Museum and 4 Personal Objects Hand Drawing/Painting, Collage and Illustrator Drawing (2/15)

HOMEWORK for Wednesday TO DO: 1. Positive/Negative Illustrator drawing finished and placed in your folder on the drive along with your original hand drawing in jpeg format. Complete a version with white objects on a black background and another of the same image … Continue reading

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For Week 4, Assignment 2: Positive-Negative Illustrator Drawing (2/13)

HOMEWORK: Positive/Negative drawing of your own objects and Museum piece (Create 3-5 thumbnails in your sketchbook. Choose one and complete the hand drawing in letter = 8 1/2 x 11″ size.  Scan the drawing and place it in the scan … Continue reading

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Week 3, Assignment 2: Exploration Through Museum and Personal Objects-Part 2, Positive/Negative Drawing (2/7)

HOMEWORK Please read and follow all instructions below TO DO: 1. Finish and bring in the hand drawn contour pen image you worked on during our last class. 3. Go to the Digital Reference Handouts– (review) Getting Started: Illustrator Workspace Basics and Shortcut keys (page one … Continue reading

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For Week 3, Assignment 2: Exploration Through Museum and Personal Objects-Contour Drawing Continued (2/6)

HOMEWORK: TO DO: 1. Bring in the contour drawing started during the last class, complete the drawing in pencil lines to show at the beginning of class. The size should be no smaller than 8 1/2 x 11″. Any size larger … Continue reading

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For Week 2, Assignment 2: Museum and 4 Personal Objects-Part 1, Contour Drawing (2/4)

  HOMEWORK* DUE WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1 TO DO: 1. STUDY VOCABULARY and apply: ORIENTATION/DIRECTION, PROXIMITY, SCALE, NUMBER, ALTERATION, REPETITION, PROPORTION, AXIS, FOCAL POINT and CLOSURE 2 Create 3-5 thumbnails done in your sketchbook which include compositions incorporating all five objects (4 personal objects and the museum object) to help you choose … Continue reading

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-See examples of past student work by your classmates! -Open figure drawings sessions begin this Friday. Use the sessions for skill development, extra practice, an enjoyable experience or extra credit. Bring your own drawing supplies. Please do not bring markers or … Continue reading

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For Week 2, Assignment 2: Metropolitan Museum Visit – Self-Portrait Through the Observation of Personal Objects (1/30)

(The following is a long post. Please read all the way to the bottom to obtain needed information to start on the next assignment, due on Monday) We will visit the Metropolitan Museum ON MONDAY to prepare for the next … Continue reading

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For Week 1, Assignment 1: Gesture Drawing Continued (Weds., 1/25)

TO DO: *Please send me an image of your past work via email bradshaa@newschool.edu. I will post your examples under “Past Student Work.“  Here is the gesture handout from class if you need a copy TO BRING: 1. Bring back the supplies used … Continue reading

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