Category 03 Tone & form

Ex 10 Tonal Studies and Hatching

To create an illusion of 3D.  Draw four 5cm squares and try to make four distinct grades of tone using hatching.  Use a hatching technique to add tonal shadow patterns to drawn objects.’ I had already found hatching difficult to do in the previous exercise in Making Marks, so I needed to experiment and practice […]

Ex 9 Observing shadow and light formations on a surface

Place two simple objects together, lit from one side.  draw all the gradations of light you can see.’ The objects I used were an orange, a white tin and a mug.  My first observations were that there were areas of light and shadow on both objects that were not particularly distinct.  I tried a few […]