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Outdoor Drawing

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I have been on holiday in Tasmania. The weather was good but the seats on the quay were wet from overnight rain. I looked at the reflection of the boats in the water and wondered how ASKetch would translate what … Continue reading

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The Mindset

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The Mind of the Artist. Visual artists, working in any medium (even an iPad!) tend to think in terms of shapes, lines, colours and textures, tones. Some use spatial qualities. Artists can observe this way in the real world orĀ  … Continue reading

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Drawing and Learning

When I first started drawing on the iPad using ASKetch I simply drew all the shapes around that interested me…… some very simple, some carefully observed like the vacuum(right). The dome and fluting on the vacuum was difficult. I drew … Continue reading

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Observing Still Life closely…. to draw what you see…

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Set up a simple still life….you only have a small iPad screen. As a learner you are going to draw that particular group of objects in front of you as they are. In my case it was that pear in … Continue reading

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Drawing Still Life

Still Life Painting has a long history… from the detailed complexity of the Dutch painters in the 16th Century to artists like Chardin in the !8th and Cezanne in the 19th/20th Century. Every still life painting has a drawing behind … Continue reading

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