Category Archives: Drawing

Tracing Perspective Drawing with Figures and Grid (4-11)

Use your new handouts on making the perspective grid and placing people in perspective space handed to you on Monday to complete the problem-solving aspects of the assignment. BRING THE HANDOUTS TO EACH CLASS UNTIL THE ASSIGNMENT IS COMPLETED. TO … Continue reading

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Assignment 6: Tracing Perspective Continued (4/9)

I hope you enjoyed our trip to the NY Public Library! We will meet in our classroom on Monday and not at the Library. The location of our classroom tomorrow is at 113 University, room 1101.  Examples of Mini-crit set-up … Continue reading

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Assignment 5: Analytical Study of the Torso (Wednesday, March 28)

TO BRING FOR OUR IN-CLASS FIGURE DRAWING ASSIGNMENT: Compressed charcoal vine charcoal  kneaded eraser Buy a piece of medium gray or medium beige charcoal or pastel paper HOMEWORK DUE WEDNESDAY Review the anatomy of the head and face lecture pages (linked … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: Mark Making and Pattern Man (2/26)

IN CLASS Monday: Figure drawing from a model for first the part of the project. Please READ this post carefully for details and all the way to the bottom where the requirements for what to bring to our next class are listed. HOMEWORK DUE ON … Continue reading

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For Week 4, Assignment 2: Museum and 4 Personal Objects Hand Drawing/Painting, Collage and Illustrator Drawing (2/14)

HOMEWORK for Wednesday TO DO: 1. Please have your positive/negative Illustrator drawing finished. Please use proper naming conventions: positive_negative_your name_di_sp18.ai 2. Complete a version with white objects on a black background and another image with black objects on a white background.negative_positive_your name_di_sp18.ai … Continue reading

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For Week 4, Assignment 2: Positive-Negative Illustrator Drawing (2/12)

HOMEWORK: Note: You will be working on most of the assignment during class on Monday. Positive/Negative drawing of your own objects and Museum piece (Use one of the thumbnails in your sketchbook and complete the hand drawing in letter = … Continue reading

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Week 3, Assignment 2: Exploration Through Sculpture 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 can take a photo as well) you worked on during our last class. 2. Create 3-5 quick thumbnail sketches to get ideas for the … Continue reading

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For Week 3, Assignment 2: Contour Drawing Continued (2/5)

HOMEWORK: TO DO: 1. Please complete the graphite drawing(s) of the four personal objects with the Brooklyn Museum sculpture added to the composition and narrative. In other words, you now have five objects in total. Finalize the image in pencil lines to … Continue reading

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For Week 2, Assignment 2: Self-Portrait Through the Observation of Personal Objects (1/29)

HOMEWORK: (TWO SKETCHBOOK ASSIGNMENTS)  The sketchbook which came in your First Year Materials Kit is the small black book with blank pages. Canson 180 Degree Hardbound Sketchbook, 80 sheets, size = 8.3″x11.7″. You can work in this one or another of your choice. … Continue reading

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For Week 1, Assignment 1: Gesture Drawing Continued (Weds., 1/24)

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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