Part 4: Environmental interventions – project 1: Found images

Project 1: Found Images

Aim: The aim of the exercise is to open up your mind to new possibilities in terms of understanding what line can be. So often, nature does it better.

Method: Look for natural processes that produce a drawing. Collect photos and sketches of nature’s drawings.

This was a great exercise and there seemed to be no end to the images of nature’s drawings…the more I looked the more there was.  Here is a selection:

 

I took some of these images and began to work with them in the sketchbook to explore where they would lead. These were done on the iPad.

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Further drawing was done with charcoal and pencil:

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Finally, working with watercolour, charcoal and soft pastel…

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See my post on Reflections to see how I worked with the found image to explore new ways of working.

 

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About pbfarrar

I am an Australian living permanently in England. I have recently retired from the position of Principal of an independent school and have taken up the study of Fine Art with the OCA.
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