Unformatted text preview: SART 15, W’07 #5 (lines and volume, line weights, cross contour: exercises, garlic) Class #5 See studies and drawings by Rubens, Leonardo da Vinci, Cassatt, Rafael, at al. Understand the difference between a composed drawing and the pages of studies we will make in class. Cross Contour Lines A line or series of lines that move across the surface of an object from one outside edge to another are called cross contour lines. Think longitude and latitude on a globe. Try making a quick drawing of that. Draw an imaginary ball of yarn (or string), making your line go around the back as well as across the front. Keep changing directions so that the ball look solid and maintains its shape, and all areas are filled in to some extent. Try to vary your line weight as you draw. Press down harder to create a darker thicker line as you curve around the front of the ball. Allow the outside edges to create a darker thicker line as you curve around the front of the ball....
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- Winter '07
- Leonardo Da Vinci, Rubens, cross contour lines