Term 8, Brainstorm School Summer ’22 Part II, Week 2

For full context, see the description of my Art Home School Curriculum.

Retrospective

I barely finished all my homework this week, and didn’t have time for any extra drawing. I had fun drawing animals all week though. I had some shoulder pain during the middle of the week, but consciously relaxing my shoulder while anchoring my elbow has made the pain go away. I found a helpful video series that explains all the ways artists can injure themselves and how to avoid them.

Log

Drawings and Critiques

Brainstorm PBC (Perspective Boot Camp) week 2 homework.

As simple as these warmups are, they reveal weaknesses in my technique. I’ve started focusing on keeping my wrist straight and sliding my elbow. I put a crocheted pad under my elbow to make it slide across the table more smoothly.

Brainstorm FND I week 5 homework.

Next week I’m supposed to practice taking simplified animal forms and rotating them around, posing them differently from how they appear in the reference.

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