Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Spring 2015 | Vancouver, BC
I explored techniques, materials, composition, and expression through this class.
Tone & Texture
Drawing of burning wood and fire
Lesson learned: Chalks are really useful tools! I need to keep practicing techniques to capture ideas faster.
Lesson learned: I put too much contrast on the water ripples and submerged droplets.
The human figure
A sketch of the human figure and body
Lesson learned: Building on last class, I learned about wireframing the human form. This was a really different approach than what I've tried in the past, but I was happy with how fast and accurate it was!
Design from humans
Studies of skulls, hands, and feet
Lesson learned: Wireframing is again my friend! This is an incredibly useful skill that I'll use again after this class. All sketches were done from a live model; maximum 5-minute poses.
Foot study with skin tones
Lesson learned: Drawing nearly life-size, and using skin-tone pastels was a lot simpler than I expected. There are a lot of