Posts Tagged ‘exercises’

Line and emotion: a warm-up exercise

September 29, 2019

Introduction Why warm up? Creating visual art can be a wonderfully free and intuitive process. But, for a bit of “fine tuning”, it’s worth starting off your day in the studio with a warm up exercise or two. A quick physical warm up is as useful for the artist as it is for the dancer […]

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Art and memory: Developing skills

November 7, 2013

  Above: Leslie Moffat Ward “Trees near Holdenhurst”, 1913, etching   Some techniques used by artists to develop the application of memory Approach these “exercises” in a playful, experimental way and in any order that you prefer. They are really mind games rather than true drawing exercises. These methods are primarily designed to change the way that you see and remember. […]

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