Observational Drawing

Scope and Sequence

Linear Drawings

  • drawing simple objects
    • shoes
    • bottles
  • drawing complex objects
    • bicycles
    • tools
    • machine parts
    • self portrait
    • plants
    • patterned cloth


Rendered Drawings

  • adding value and texture
  • defining form in space
  • establishing:
    • Foreground
    • Middleground
    • Background
  • establishing focal point and composition
  • drawing reflections and transparency


OBJECTS

  • shoes
  • chairs
  • shells
  • tools
  • reflective objects
  • transparent objects

STILL-LIFES

PLANTS​

PORTRAITS

INTERIOR SPACES

LANDSCAPES

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OBSERVATIONAL DRAWING

STUDENT OBSERVATIONAL DRAWINGS

CONCEPTS & VARIABLES


  • Lighting


  • Minimal Essence


  • Selective Rendering


  • Exaggeration


  • Positive & Negative Shapes


  • Symbolism


  • Visual Metaphor


  • Creative Intent

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ERIC HOOVER

NBPTART