Monday, November 7, 2011

Curved Line Drawing

High School Drawing and Painting students started off the school year with this hatching project. The class discussed ways to create Space and completed a few Hatching exercises before beginning their final project.

Step 1
Break up the composition using curvy lines.

Step 2
Using Sharpie, color in background space black.

Step 3
Begin to add hatching wherever lines (or ribbons) overlap.

The steps are very simple, yet the results are striking!

Student Artwork
(A few students chose to use crosshatching instead of just hatching)

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  1. I love anything black & white therefore these really caught my eyes!!! Great Job!!

  2. Thanks for the inspiration!

  3. I have come to your site via Mrs Hahn. I love this lesson and will try it, even though my students are younger. Thank you.

  4. So glad I discovered your site through Mini Matisse. Striking lesson!

  5. Beautiful, I love it. Thank you!