Part 4, project 5, exercise 2 – groups of figures

I have posted these elsewhere although I had this exercise in mind when I made the sketches. This first group of sketches is from the live web stream provided by NASA/JPL of the teams building the 2020 Mars rover.  This is conte/charcoal and less a group as individuals within the group. The build takes place in a clean room, hence the suits and masks. The teams move slowly and carefully, as you might expect, which is ideal for me. I’m quite fond of this central figure, leaning on the arm of a ladder. Less so the one on the right … Continue reading Part 4, project 5, exercise 2 – groups of figures

Part 4, project 4, exercise 1 – structure, body parts

Various body parts. Dominant hand drawing, charcoal pencil. I still find foreshortening tricky and getting the shape of hands right. Non-dominant hand drawing from a photograph. Pastel and charcoal pencil. Those glasses don’t really sit right but I’m quite pleased with the intimation of head movement towards the right shoulder. See also https://conboyhilldrawingone.wordpress.com/2019/08/09/part-4-project-4-structure-drawing-hands/ https://conboyhilldrawingone.wordpress.com/2019/07/31/figure-and-form-mouths-and-eyes/ https://conboyhilldrawingone.wordpress.com/2019/07/29/figure-and-form-finding-my-feet/     Continue reading Part 4, project 4, exercise 1 – structure, body parts

Part 4, project 4, exercise 1 – structure, body parts: Drawing hands

After some dismal attempts in Part 4, exercise 2, I’ve taken myself to YouTube hand drawing boot camp. This is the first video: The demonstrating artist makes very precise photorealistic drawings which I’m unlikely to be doing. However, her way … Continue reading Part 4, project 4, exercise 1 – structure, body parts: Drawing hands