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Re: still life drawings and updates


From: Elizabeth Heisey (eheisey_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Apr 08 2004 - 18:03:42 PDT

Please, what is back shading?
I enjoyed the drawings, despite your apologies.

On Apr 8, 2004, at 8:17 PM, wrote:

> Well, I have just posted some of the first still life drawings from my
> little Art 1's.  They tried hard but it was a tough subject.  I set up
> 4 still life areas in the room.  First they made thumbnail sketches of
> the area in the still life that they wanted to work on.  Next we
> enlarged these thumbnails to a carefully drawn contour outline of the
> object to be rendered.  After transferring the sketch to white drawing
> paper they were to render in graphite using the principles of shading,
> Highlight, shade, shadows, reflected light and backshading.