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1. Part 1 – Exploring Composition

1-6 Assignment 1 – Body bits

Review your sketchbooks and project work: scale, cropping, selection, flexibility and judgment and develop one of these areas for your assignment piece. Your subject can be anything you like but, should set up an intriguing and engaging composition. Reviewing what... Continue Reading →


1-5 Research : Contextual focus point: Prunella Clough Tate Archive

The Tate has been bequeathed the Prunella Clough archive and has made some of it available on the internet. Prunella Clough began her artistic career in 1937 and, apart from a brief gap during the war, continued working until her... Continue Reading →

1-4. Project 4 : The human form

Aim: The object of this exercise is to create a drawing which leads the eye of the viewer into the overlapping twists and turns of the limbs. Use your judgment to make the most powerful statement you can. Method: Make... Continue Reading →

1-3. Project 3 : Changing the scale

Aim: The focus of this project is to explode notions of scale and experiment with an extreme change of scale to achieve a powerful drawing which suggests monumental landscape or architecture. Before you start work, spend some time thinking about... Continue Reading →

1-2. Project 2 : Using Space

Aim: Start by looking at the work of Elizabeth Blackadder (see Elizabeth Blackadder works extensively with still life. The objects she works from are often quite small and her compositions leave a lot of space around each object. The... Continue Reading →

1-1. Project 1 : Observational Drawing

Aim: This project encourages you to reflect on the wider potential of observational drawing, in particular how you can use what you look at more experimentally as you develop your composition. You probably normally start by finding an interesting subject... Continue Reading →

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