For next week we will begin looking at positive and negative shapes. I would like you to draw the pair of images above to see that focusing on the negative shapes can help your drawing skills. Please use the rectangular format and mark this as Homework 7.
For this week I would like you to do a page or two of small very quick gesture drawings.
GESTURE is a quick all over sketch that describes the action of the subject. You can look up your favorite sports or dancers on youtube and pause the video to get lots of practice capturing the action. Have fun doing these, it will help train your eye to see the whole and give your art work a sense of life.
Here is a link to a video on sustained GESTURE drawing from a model for those of you that want to dig a little deeper: