Monthly Archives: March 2013

Art class – week 3

This week it was all about charcoal, chalk and pastels.  I was looking forward to this, as I’m not that keen on pencils, and I vaguely remember from school that pastels were way more fun, and quite forgiving with their smudginess (*) I don’t really remember what advice Will gave us this time, but I […]

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Art class – week 2

Carrying on from last week we continued with pencil sketches.  We used marks on strips of scrap paper to measure proportions on the original image, and then transferred them to construction marks on our canvas. To force us to look properly and consider proportions Will suggested we turn the picture upside down before copying it.  […]

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