Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Still in the Brickyard

Still in the "brickyard" - the name the painters in the class have given to the part of the studio where the new people in the class begin. I am getting a lot out of this experience. Whereas most of my sketching and drawing so far has been identifying lines, edges, and planes (I have been doing architecture and building all my life) in these exercises I am focusing on values. Starting with a paper toned with charcoal, I am adding and subtracting to get the right values. Here is a video of Ron showing how he does it - check it out...

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