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The Brass Starling

The year is 1910, and the Lostch family has fled the violence of a pogrom in Prague in search of a new life. They live in the Lower East Side tenements. Every member of the Lostch family works long hours for low wages—16-year-old Talia as a courier and her older sister Ayala as a seamstress […]

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Brushy Trees

Learn to make oak trees with brushes. Use the provided files to make hand drawn trees. Create an original forest. WARNING: use the drawings of branches and trunks etc. to create your forest, but don’t upload the example illustrator file back to blackboard. This should be original art, with a few of my drawn elements. […]

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Animated Love Letter

https://isaacpeterson.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/walkwithflowers.psd.zip Today we’ll make an animated love letter. Download the sample file and take a look at how it is structured in the layers and animation panels. Discuss how this was made. WARNING: do not upload any part of this artwork back to blackboard. The project is to make your own. Go to soc. meeds […]

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Drawing Art 131

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 […]

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Drawing Art 131

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 […]

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coloring illustrations

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Drawing Art 131

Thumbnails

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 […]

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COCC Art Department T-shirt

Art club is restarting! Therefore we are looking for a t-shirt design. Bill Hoppe is retiring this year. He is the main creative force behind the art department at COCC and over the years he has done a lot for students and the art community in Central Oregon. For many years he was the art […]

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Drawing Art 131

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 […]

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Basic Photo Editing

Discover Neutrals Use the color sampling tool to neutralize cast in photos. Download the accordion guy, the model pics and the storm picture. Work through color sampling and adjustment until you have balanced neutrals in all three photos. Use masks and adjustments for dynamic range Create masks which correspond to light ranges in a photo. […]