|Studio Rousar Memory Drawing - Week 18 Day 3|
The exercises from the Studio Rousar Memory Drawing Group (see http://www.studiorousar.com/2013/01/01/memory-drawing-group-week-one/) are time consuming, but they are entertaining and I think I am improving.
Weeks 13 to 18 return to memorising outlines after the challenges of memorising tone (see Studio Rousar Memory Drawing Group - Weeks 7 to 12).
The basic instructions are the same as for the original exercises, but the shapes are more taxing and you are limited to studying the images for 5 minutes before each attempt to draw them.
|Studio Rousar Memory Drawing - Week 13 Day 4|
The outlines for weeks 13, 14 and 15 are silhouettes of figures from Greek kraters (large vases used to mix wine and water in Ancient Greece)
The images do not have any reference lines or reference points, but I added lines at the top and bottom to make it easier to compare my drawings with the originals. In retrospect, these lines acted as references, but the exercises were still challenging enough - I don’t feel as though I cheated too badly.
The outlines for weeks 16, 17 and 18 are abstract shapes.
|Studio Rousar Memory Drawing - Week 17 Day 3|
I have no idea how accurately my drawings should match the originals, but I am pleased if:
- The drawing reflects the gesture of the figure or shape
- The drawing contains each major change of direction in the outline
- Each attempt is better than the previous one