Visual Arts — Drawing

Perception and development

Art development
Presentation: Art development
Artistic perception: Words v Visuals
Handout: Artistic perception: Words v Visuals [pdf]
Online tool: Congruent colour words
Grays change according to surroundings
Handout: Grays change according to surroundings [pdf] source: link

Contour, shape, and shading

Drawing basics - contour drawing of Igor Stravinsky
Handout: Drawing basics - contour drawing of Igor Stravinsky [pdf] source [publisher]
Draw a hand
Handout: Draw a hand [pdf] source: link
Skill-builder: Stravinsky
Presentation: Skill-builder: Stravinsky
Drawing basics - angles and basic shading
Handout: Drawing basics - angles and basic shading [pdf] source [publisher]
Skill-builder: The Woodcutter
Presentation: Skill-builder: The Woodcutter
Drawing basics - A shading reference for pears
Handout: Drawing basics - A shading reference for pears [pdf] source [publisher]
Skill-builder: Pears
Presentation: Skill-builder: Pears

Portraiture basics

Portraiture: Portrait shading practice
Handout: Portraiture: Portrait shading practice [pdf] source [publisher]
Skill-builder: Parts of the face
Presentation: Skill-builder: Parts of the face
Portraiture: Shading hair textures
Handout: Portraiture: Shading hair textures [pdf] source [publisher]
Skill-builder: Hair texture
Presentation: Skill-builder: Hair texture
Portraiture-Gargoyles-shading and proportion
Handout: Portraiture-Gargoyles-shading and proportion [pdf] source [publisher]
Portraiture-More portrait practice
Handout: Portraiture-More portrait practice [pdf] source [publisher]
Skill-builder: Gargoyles and faces
Presentation: Skill-builder: Gargoyles and faces

Sense of depth

Art 10 depth drawing: 1 pt perspective broadsheet
Handout: Art 10 depth drawing: 1 pt perspective broadsheet [pdf] source [zip]
One point perspective
Handout: One point perspective [pdf] source [publisher]
Creating a sense of depth
Presentation: Creating a sense of depth
Art 10 drawing for depth presentation II
Presentation: Art 10 drawing for depth presentation II [ppt]
Sense of depth
Handout: Sense of depth [pdf] source [publisher]
Depth drawing skill builders
Handout: Depth drawing skill builders [pdf] source [publisher]
Drawing a model and their background
Handout: Drawing a model and their background [pdf] source [publisher]
Skill-builder: Life drawing
Presentation: Skill-builder: Life drawing
Art 10 Depth drawing: Creating a sense of depth
Handout: Art 10 Depth drawing: Creating a sense of depth [pdf] source [scribus]
Painting: Two point perspective
Handout: Painting: Two point perspective [pdf] source [zip]
Painting: Two point perspective planning
Handout: Painting: Two point perspective planning [pdf] source [scribus]

Photographic skill-builders

Meg Bennett's flowers
Handout: Meg Bennett's flowers [pdf] source: link
Dancers
Handout: Dancers [pdf] source: link
Divers
Handout: Divers [pdf] source: link
Geometrical photos
Handout: Geometrical photos [pdf] source: link
Cloth photos
Handout: Cloth photos [pdf] source: link
Fruit
Handout: Fruit [pdf] source: link
Animals
Handout: Animals [pdf] source: link

Texture

Textures of clouds
Handout: Textures of clouds [pdf] source: link
Textures of the ground
Handout: Textures of the ground [pdf] source: link
Textures of trees
Handout: Textures of trees [pdf] source: link
Textures of water
Handout: Textures of water [pdf] source: link
Skill builder: Hand texture
Handout: Skill builder: Hand texture [pdf]
Skill builder: Created textures
Handout: Skill builder: Created textures [pdf]
Skill builder: Word portraits
Handout: Skill builder: Word portraits [pdf]
Skill-builder: Word Portraits
Presentation: Skill-builder: Word Portraits [ppt]
Skill builder: Inspirational textures
Handout: Skill builder: Inspirational textures [pdf]
Skill builder-Observed textures [pdf]
Handout: Skill builder-Observed textures [pdf]
Gallery: Zoom in on Skill Builder - Observed Textures
Textural explorations: texture reference
Handout: Textural explorations: texture reference [pdf] source [publisher]

Drawing for a sense of visual depth

Viewfinders and grid drawings

Art 10 Drawing: Grid drawing source images
Handout: Art 10 Drawing: Grid drawing source images [pdf] source [zip]
Art 10 Drawing: Viewfinder exercise
Handout: Art 10 Drawing: Viewfinder exercise [pdf] source [scribus]
Art 10 Drawing: Mini viewfinders
Handout: Art 10 Drawing: Mini viewfinders [pdf] source [scribus]
Art 10 Drawing: Medium viewfinder
Handout: Art 10 Drawing: Medium viewfinder [pdf]

Go Deeper

Optical illusion videos