Last edited by Farvus; May 22nd, 2010 at 03:37 PM.
GriNGo - Thanks. These are hand made (with help of ruler) but I might do some quick digital ones in future in case I have some lazy day. Planning on paper has this advantage that it forces to think more before drawing a line.
I don't really have tight study plan right now. Mostly drawing a bit from life every day and the rest would be imagination work. Starting this was rather spontaneous decision. I don't know if I'll manage to keep it for long. As for drawing these. So far I invented these compositions myself but I'm open to any other methods. Translating nature into more abstract geometric arrangement seems interesting too. Still I can be just inspired by what I see and base my invention on this.
tmth - Thanks. I saw just part of live streaming about composition and it had some nice examples. There are the same principles used here but it's not my response to this video. I was thinking about composition for a long while but unfortunately doing more representional art didn't really test my ideas and skills.
This one is fairly simple but I redrew it several times. Lots of strongly correlated variables.
Nice stuff...some very interesting shapes I'll be checking back to see how this activity develops
The phallic representation in number 4 seems so clear that it seems almost impossible that you weren't aiming for that. As for number 5 I may have a different eye( well I do) but I can't see it working without the upper right rectangle..
Number 8 would be greatly improved with a simple tilt I think. I find it funny that even when composition is stripped to nakedness as it is here, there are still so many possible interpretations, and things that work beyond just compositional structure, but almost as emotional bearing elements.
"A drawing is not necessarily academic because it is thorough, but only because it is dead. Neither is a drawing necessarily academic because it is done in what is called a conventional style, any more than it is good because it is done in an unconventional style. The test is whether it has life and conveys genuine feeling."- Harold Speed
I really like this idea. i may have to adopt it.
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