Today we will draw lighted objects:
You will need:
- a pencil or pen
- fold a large sheet of paper in half – tone the right half only
By practicing our observational drawing skills using our viewfinders and w/ lighting, we can learn to see and draw highlights, midtones, and shadows– then we can learn to see cast shadows and reflected lights. Here is a good video from YouTube on using the four basic kinds of Value: 1. Shading, 2. Hatching 3. Cross-Hatching and 4. Stippling.
Here are four different treatments for the same ball:
Cubes shaded in different ways:
Here are some examples of still life drawings: