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Life drawing at blankspace oslo

This is the result from yesterdays trip to blankspace oslo, a gallery that offers life drawing sessions. Drawing the human form is one of the most efficient way to improve drawing skill. For the first time I used my laptop and wacom intuos 3 for life drawing. that means both a pc and a tablet on the lap ( I used a second chair to hold the pc) It was surprisingly difficult. I never realized just how much disccrepancy there is between my eye movement and the hand drawing. Normally I can correct for the tablet movement by seeing the line on screen, but when watching the model, my lines are off by many degrees, resulting in thick and thin limbs and a lot of frustration on my part. Frustration was highest around 12-15 and nearing 20+ I started to get the hang of it and resumed working on figuring out what method of looking that actually results in me having reasonable proportions in the drawing. Actually measuring doesn't seem to work out well for me yet (at least not in 1 minute drawings), but getting one contour with (semi) blind drawing and then just going with it has the nicest looking results, even if they are inaccurate. Source: Brainmoosh


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Left-Handed Blind Contour Drawing' magic marker self-portrait drawing ...

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Latest News

  • Go West, young fam! Road trip to continental divide puts skyscrapers in rear-view

    10/14/14 ,via New York Daily News

    Then a bathroom stop that led to a blind run up U.S. 51 to Centralia and a cornfield run west on 161, another hour skittering away, but who was counting? .. After dark, I wandered around a bit through the chilly streets downtown as the rest of the

  • Fall classes will appeal to a variety of interests, from wine to painting

    10/02/14 ,via The Daily News

    The same day, from 1:30-4:30 p.m., Nagle will teach a sketch class, “Seeing Things Differently: The Short Course in Sketching Techniques.” Students will draw using blind contour and modified blind contour techniques and will practice drawing and basic 

  • Summer was stolen

    09/12/14 ,via The Portland Phoenix

    20th-century New York feminist artist Lee Lozano and her dialogue piece (in which Lozano would invite relative strangers to her studio for discussions), Chute has lately taken to making work out of real-time “conversations”—collaborative drawings

  • You Should Know: Ian Sklarsky

    09/12/14 ,via Guestofaguest.com

    In-demand artist Ian Sklarsky does blind contour drawings where he draws a line and his eyes never look the paper. [You Should Know]. More Ian HERE. Ian Sklarsky. Occupation: Artist Instagram: @thesingleline. "Be in the now." Ian Sklarsky Questionnaire.


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  • Fall classes will appeal to a variety of interests, from wine to painting

    10/02/14 ,via Wahpeton Daily News

    Students will draw using blind contour and modified blind contour techniques and will practice drawing and basic forms. Students will gain an understanding of value, combine drawing techniques and create thumbnail sketches to show a range of values.

  • Summer Drawing Club – I haven’t forgotten!

    07/09/14 ,via Patheos

    We did the first one (the blind contour drawings) this morning, and I hope to get them up tonight. Then we will do the other exercises in the chapter later and get them up asap! Just a bit overscheduled here. Thanks for your patience!

  • 'Blind contour' drawing art class at Brighton Branch Library

    06/15/12 ,via Wicked Local

    Blind Contour drawing is a favorite with drawing teachers to develop hand-eye communication. Contour drawing is essentially outline drawing and Blind Contour drawing means drawing the outline of the subject without looking at the paper. The end result ...

  • Escondido artist brings her unique style to PCPA

    09/03/14 ,via pomeradonews.com

    Black outlining, gold under painting and blind contour drawing is unique to my art,” she said. Her evolving style has been influenced by studying her art influences over the years, including Monet, Matisse and Picasso. In 2000, she took a two-week ...

  • Cosmopolitan hosts interactive art exhibit

    10/20/13 ,via Rebel Yell

    A blind contour drawing is a method where the artist focuses on the outline and broad features of the subject, without gazing at their paper or canvas. During each guest’s session at Blind Contour, Mellyn will create a blind contour drawing of them ...


Books

  • The Art of Portrait Drawing

    North Light Books. 2006. ISBN: 1581807120,9781581807127. 144 pages.

    Provides instruction for drawing portraits in the realist traditon.

  • Secrets To Drawing Realistic Children

    North Light Books. 2008. ISBN: 1600616410,9781600616419. 128 pages.

    Drawing children has never been easier! Maybe you can't stop your favorite child from growing up, but you can create timeless memories with pencil, paper and some simple drawing skills. Now you can capture your most cherished moments in a way no ordinary photograph can. Here to show you how are Carrie Stuart Parks and Rick Parks, professional composite artists and drawing instructors. In their friendly and foolproof teaching style, the Parks cover everything you need to know to create...

  • Figure Drawing For Dummies

    John Wiley & Sons. 2011. ISBN: 0470465379,9780470465370. 384 pages.

    Figure Drawing For Dummies appeals to both new art students and veteran artists who find it difficult to proportionally draw the human form. The illustrations and examples in Figure Drawing For Dummies are designed to help readers capture this elusive figure.


Directory

Blind contour drawing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Blind contour drawing is a method of drawing widely used by art teachers, where an artist draws the contour of a subject without looking at the paper.

Blind Contour Drawing Lesson - About

Blind Contour Drawing - a classic drawing exercise to develop eye hand co-ordination, blind contour drawing is useful for beginning and advanced artists.

Blind Contour Drawing Exercise - About

Here is a fun and worthwhile drawing exercise, a favourite with drawing teachers to develop hand-eye communication. Contour drawing is essentially outline drawing ...

Sketching & Drawing - What is Blind Contour Drawing ?

Blind contour drawing is one of the most powerful techniques you can use to kick-start a creative drawing session. Read on to discover what it is and how you will ...

Blind Contour Drawing - All About Drawings

Blind contour drawing is an exercise that teaches you to draw what you see. Master this technique and discover its amazing benefits.


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