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Monday, October 23, 2017

Fall autumn scenes, exercises, adult art class display, 10/23/17

We started with some exercises turning a circle into a sphere in the simplest manner possible. If you can draw a line that feels as if it's encircling a sphere, that line gives you an idea for how to add shadowing. That shadowing is only there to give form, to insinuate form.

We also did an exercise of using negative spaces to create the tree trunks of birch trees. If you color in the background, adding texture to it, then you can add those little dark details of birchbark to the trunks. Keep the marks light or they will sit too far forward of the trunks - everything has to be in relationship to each other.

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