{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Drawing I terms - Drawing I SPRING 201 I Instructor Amy...

Info icon This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Drawing I SPRING 201 I Instructor: Amy Babinec Week 1 and 2: Drawing terms Split brain theory: the left brain is the verbal, rational brain, thinking in words; the right brain is nonverbal and intuitive, thinking in images. 0 Exercise: drawing upside—datum Outline: the boundary between the obj ect and the space around it; its silhouette. Contour: a line that describes the three-dimensional object, in all dimensions. Line weight: the thickness (heavy or light) of a line. '- Exercise: Blind contour ° Exercise: Cross contour Positive space: the two-dimensional shape of an object. Negative space: the two—dimensional shape of the air surrounding an object. ° Exercise: charcoal negative space drawing ofstill life 0 Exercise: pencil scribbled positive space drawing of Still hfia Gesture drawing: drawing rapidly withorit taking the pencil off the paper. Speed of line: how quickly the line is drawn on the paper ' Exercise: gesture drawing ofobjeci‘s ° Exercise: drawing with the odd hand If you and a man from Mars sit down side by side to draw, the results will be vastly different. He will try to draw the strange things he sees, as far as he can, in terms of the things his senses have known during his life on Mars. You, whether consciously or not, will draw what you see in the light of your experience with those and similar things of earth. He sees what you see, but he does not know what you know. Where he sees only a square white spot in the distance, you recognize a house having four walls within which are rooms and people. --Kimon Nicolaides, The Natural Way to Draw, 1941 ...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern