Drawing Class II: Self-Portrait

This assignment required us to put our learning to use in creating a portrait drawing. What better way to do that than through a self-portrait?    As usual, it's not perfect, but I am SO HAPPY! I have never been able to do a self-portrait that is so close to actually looking like me! And …

Drawing Class II: Curtains

For this assignment, I was to create a value scale drawing that paid particularly close attention to value shifts and zones of shadow, middle-tone, and highlight. The objective was to learn to see and recognize the precise shapes of shadows, middle-tones, and highlights and then learn to “map” these shapes accurately within my drawings. I did a …