2/24 Surrealism

Picture Sentence Cut newsprint into long strips. First person writes a sentence like the beginning of the story and then passes it to the next person who has to illustrate that sentence. Paper is folded to conceal the sentence. Next person has to write what they think is happening in the picture and the next… Continue reading 2/24 Surrealism

2/24 Reference Artists

Anya Osamu Tezuka, Kirchner, Takashi Murakami, Robbie Rodriguez Chris Tomer Hanuka, Bernie Wrightson, Alex Nunez, Goya, DeKooning Ashley Piranesi, Julie Mehretu, Wayne Theibaud, Helen Frankenthaler, Richard Diebenkorn Courtney Brunelleschi, Al Held, Escher Jessica H Klimt, Aubrey Beardsley, Nikki de St. Phalle, Fred Tomaselli Kayla Windsor McKay, Mucha, Kay Nielsen, Arthur Rackham, Craig Thompson MiKayla Cecily… Continue reading 2/24 Reference Artists


EXPLORE YOUR NATURAL STYLE Draw the best drawing ever. Use your natural approach and play to your strengths. Don’t hold any ideas in your head, just do what you naturally do. Let’s try to be really focused and not check cell phones at all— this is 45 minutes. Make sure to choose your spot in… Continue reading Thumbnails

Drawing a Tile Floor

Tile floor in perspective Create a tile floor in perspective — —Create a large square in 1 point perspective —Place a sequence of lines that are the same size on the forward edge and extend them to the vanishing point. —draw a diagonal across the whole square —use the diagonal to construct the horizontal breaks… Continue reading Drawing a Tile Floor

Drawing Inspiration

Giacometti was a master of cross contour, and he invented a way of building up line, then painting over it and continuing to draw on it. Alice Neel was highly selective in her focus. She made powerful choices in her work, rendering some things with intricate detail and others elements as blocky patterns and heavy… Continue reading Drawing Inspiration

Week 1

this is the resource page for week 1 DRAWING 1/ART 131  WINTER 2020 Instructor: Isaac Peterson CRN 14346      1-3:45  MW Isaac Peterson ( ipeterson4@cocc.edu ) Office Hours: Before class and by appointment Get a book-size sketchbook. Write your name and date on an early page and maybe think of a name for it — and… Continue reading Week 1