The task: to select one of the 25 pieces that made up the image, change the scale and reproduce in pencil. Once everyone had settled into their drawing I read to them part of artist, Bryan Eccleshall blog (extract & links below).
Using grids, vertical & horizontal lines are probably the best aids to drawing. Not only can they help show where lines intersect but can also help determine curves and angles.
In this instance the grids were on the paper, during our observational drawing sessions which return 1.30pm Wednesday, 13 January at Lytham Library they will become imaginary as we use a straight edges to plot the subject...
The Lakeland Tree, made by the wonderful people who came to the Art Circle sessions this week will be on show at Lytham Library from Saturday, 9 January.
Very, well done everyone!
|Lakeland Tree: pencil & paper, 62 x 62 cm (24.5" x 24.5") £1 coin for scale|
|The Garden of Earthly Delights|
"Along with the delicate and strange detail that drawing The Garden of Earthly Delights requires, I am also drawing Picasso’s Guernica. I’m drawing it so that it will be the same size as the Bosch drawing and plan, when exhibiting the work, to mix up the panels to create two new works. My thinking is a bit muddled on this but it has something to do with religion and the bombing of Syria. Over time, I’m sure it will become clearer to me." Bryan Eccleshall
Bryan Eccleshall: The Garden of Earthly Delights
Bryan Eccleshall: Guernica
Derwent Graphic Pencils set of 24
Fabriano Drawing Paper A3 (120gsm) 100 sheets