to start a new picture
SELECT YOUR SUBJECT
you interpret the subject abstractly, semi-abstractly or realistically?
you interpret the subject as flat 2dimensional space or 3dimensional
the source of your subject be imagined, remembered, copied, drawn
using a photo source?
2. DECIDE ON THE MATERIALS; KIND, SIZE AND COLOR OF PAPER
your idea fit a small or large size image space?
you work on a paper surface?
color and texture of surface will work best?
your picture require a special paper?
3. THINK AND Imagine THE OBJECTS IN SPACE
the position of the primary objects. (avoid emphasizing the
can you achieve rhythm, and repetition?
can be a color or tone effect that can be repeated for harmony?
about what kinds of contrasts you can have: Sizes? Shapes? Colors?
4. DEVELOP THE IMAGES
secondary areas; details inside of the main objects or forms
a sense of modeling (shading) to make objects look 3 dimensional
light and shadow if you wish to portray illumination
mistakes if they detract, or cleverly, make mistakes appear to be
to leave the work feeling "finished." There should be no annoying
parts that seem to say, "Please fix me."
Skills, Skills for Art Proficiency
of The Creative Process
7, 8 Art Class Assignments
Links to some Great Art on Net
Artwork by Students
Ideas -Concepts to Aid Creativity
Basics of Composition Organization in Art
Beginning A Picture, Checklist
7, design, " breakup"
Additional Clay Designs slab and coil
Cropping, finding a Picture Inside a Picture
Little Things Make Interesting Pictures
& Invention things which enhance creativity
& Imagination, Exercises
General Info for New Students
How to Transform 2d to 3d
How to look at Art
Ideas for Art
Ideas that follow Themes
Index of Design Lessons
to Look at Art, Part one
Learning to Look at Art, Part Two
Painting and Color Assignments
Students at Work or - -