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Still Life Drawing

Still Life Drawing

Author: Kwa Wei Choon

A still life is a painting featuring an arrangement of inanimate, everyday objects, whether natural objects (flowers, food, etc.) or manufactured items (books, bottles, crockery, etc.).

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Task 2 (Research material Compilation)

Start collect material (2D) from magazine, newspaper ,photography and etc. Based on your choice, refer to the question (page 4)

1. Compile the materials.
2. Cut and Paste (Arrange in a aesthetic matter).
4. Present it on A3 art paper. Collage method.
Present it NEXT WEEK.


Monochrome Painting Technique

Monochromatic painting can teach artists powerful lessons about how light and colour can create shapes in a composition.
Painting in various shades of a single colour can inform and improve your more advanced, colour-rich work by helping you identify contrast versus relying on hue to build a piece.

Still Life Drawing (Task 1)

Based on the picture, draw the subject matter.

Using pencil/pen on a A3 art paper. Apply suitable lines and tone to create the texture and depth. Please refer to the pencil drawing technique video.

* Alternative- Watercolour (monochrome)

Date submit: 9/10/2015

Pencil Drawing Techniques

Shading adds depth, contrast, character, and even movement to your drawings by capturing the shadows and highlights of your object. Learn how to shade drawings to improve your artwork, whether for your own enjoyment or for advancing your skills as an artist.

1. Artist pencils come in a range of hardness and softness. This is marked on the pencil by a "B" or "H". The mark "B" refers to soft graphite, and is typically available in 8B, 6B, 4B, and 2B with 8B being the softest. "H" refers to a hard pencil, with "8H" being the hardest and "2H" being the softest.