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Photography 1 – P14 – Assignment One “The Square Mile” – Tutor Report

I was somewhat disheartened when I receive feedback on this first assignment. I’ve already done Drawing 1 so I’m used to critical reviews but certainly this report doused any initial enthusiasm I had for the course. Phrases such as “a … Continue reading

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Photography 1 – P14 – Assignment One “The Square Mile”

“Photographers and artists have always found inspiration in their immediate location. There is a concept within Welsh culture called Y Filltir Sgwar (The Square Mile), described above by Professor Mike Pearson. Use the theme of The Square Mile as a starting point for … Continue reading

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P100 Study of Several Trees

Work in a wood or study a group of trees. You might decide to work using a variety of media and introduce colour with crayon, oil pastel or watercolour pencils. … Foliage will provide its own contrasting tonal areas, but … Continue reading

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P95 A Limited Palette Study From Your Sketches

I’ve realised that I must have a penchant for ‘curved perspective’. This is a sketch I drew of a large wooden structure at a recent architecture exhibition at the Royal Academy. There were spiral staircases in two of the ‘legs’ … Continue reading

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P93 A Sketchbook of Townscape Drawings

Carefully select a viewpoint that gives you somewhere to sit comfortably while you are sketching. Focus on one particular building … Make a detailed study with a 3B pencil, in a 10 cm square, showing a section of the building. … Continue reading

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P92 Study of a Townscape Using Line

Use two sketchbook pages to make a preliminary drawing of this study. … Complete the study in pen and ink. In each unit there seems to be an exercise which I don’t understand. In Unit 2, it involved hatching with … Continue reading

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P90 Check and Log

What problems did you find in executing perspective drawings? I know many people hate perspective drawings but I enjoy them. (The three I drew in North Yorkshire were done ‘for pleasure’ rather than this course.) I didn’t find any particular problems. … Continue reading

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