Category 04 Reflected light
Make a drawing in a similar style to Patrick Caulfield.’ To understand how Caulfield has worked out the complexities in these prints I have attempted to set up a similar arrangement such as ‘Vessel 1990’ and draw the negative spaces and identify and simplify reflective light and cast shadows.
Use A1 or A2 paper, charcoal, putty rubber, pick two objects with shiny surfaces. Try to leave very little background.’ I found this exercise quite challenging as I’m not used to using charcoal. I’m not sure how to use it and I think I’ve overworked it in this drawing. This drawing is on A2 paper […]
Arrange two or three objects with a light source to cast clear shadows. Draw the main shadow patterns and reflected light.’ For this exercise, I used three shiny objects to maximise the reflections and shadows. The shadows and the reflections created interesting patterns and shapes and it was an interesting exercise to attempt to define […]