Sunday, February 3, 2013

Still Life

Still Life 

A still life (plural still lifes) is a work of art depicting mostly inanimate subject matter, typically commonplace objects which may be either natural (food, flowers, plants, rocks, or shells) or man-made (drinking glasses, books, vases, jewelry, coins, pipes, and so on). 

Goal- Create an accurate, to scale drawing of what you see  in front of you.

Things to remember
* What object does your eye hit first when looking at the still life?
* What objects are in the foreground, middle ground and background. 
* Where is are the light and dark areas due to light source? 

You may use a variety of drawing mediums when creating your still life. You may choose from the following
Black and white chalk
Colored chalk
Colored pencil
#2 pencil
Oil Pastel

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