Quirky, scratchy, expressive marks here, about those rucksacks . . .
In contrast to last week when we'd been using flat patches of dark tone to describe the form of faces, this time the subject was how strong pattern can contradict form. We were looking at Dazzle Camouflage on WW1 warships and how strong patterns painted on them broke up their size, shape etc to confuse an enemy submarine.
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For those who weren't there, we were looking at patches of shadow describing the form of the face, rather than individual features - then simplified and abstracted. Click image to enlarge...
This group meets weekly during Autumn and Spring terms for informal but structured sessions to explore drawing.
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