Observational study for an International GCSE Art project - A comprehensive sketchbook page based on the natural forms of shells. In addition to trialling a range of media and drawing techniques, students looked more closely at texture. Charcoal drawings of textured surfaces, as well as an etching of a nautilus shell (with notes about the Golden Section) are included.

Observational study for an International GCSE Art project - A comprehensive sketchbook page based on the natural forms of shells. In addition to trialling a range of media and drawing techniques, students looked more closely at texture. Charcoal drawings of textured surfaces, as well as an etching of a nautilus shell (with notes about the Golden Section) are included.

I would love to do this project with my art kids at school but I'm not sure who to draw... I found this on Teesha Moore's site. Here's the info. Students in Lisa Cheney-Jorgensen's classmade these drawingings of Teesha and her husband. She takes a b/w photo, blows it up, cuts it into small squares and then has each student draw out their square on a post-it note.  They have no idea what they are drawing.  She then starts sticking them all up revealing what they collectively made.  She then…

I would love to do this project with my art kids at school but I'm not sure who to draw... I found this on Teesha Moore's site. Here's the info. Students in Lisa Cheney-Jorgensen's classmade these drawingings of Teesha and her husband. She takes a b/w photo, blows it up, cuts it into small squares and then has each student draw out their square on a post-it note. They have no idea what they are drawing. She then starts sticking them all up revealing what they collectively made. She then…

Portfolio - Mark Powell Biro Drawings - (Bic biro pen drawings on antiques envelopes, maps, and newspapers dating back to 1813)

Portfolio - Mark Powell Biro Drawings - (Bic biro pen drawings on antiques envelopes, maps, and newspapers dating back to 1813)

Artodyssey: Stephanie Ledoux - The use of words in addition to other materials here I think is particularly interesting as the work then has a texture rather than being entirely This is a feature I would like to consider using myself.

Biro drawing of the side of my face.Next stage is to scan it into the computer and print onto fabric, ready to work into with free machine embroidery.

Biro drawing of the side of my face.Next stage is to scan it into the computer and print onto fabric, ready to work into with free machine embroidery.

People often think the biro drawings I create are done by using dots. In fact it's done through soft, fine, single pen strokes aligned next to each other, shown here.

People often think the biro drawings I create are done by using dots. In fact it's done through soft, fine, single pen strokes aligned next to each other, shown here.


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23 Awesome shibori techniques textiles images

23 Awesome shibori techniques textiles images

Handpainted silk sample for the pebble dresses, manipulated with a soldering iron.

Handpainted silk sample for the pebble dresses, manipulated with a soldering iron.

Neck detail with small pearls, incorporating cotton muslin that I have gathered into tucks.

Neck detail with small pearls, incorporating cotton muslin that I have gathered into tucks.

Paperwork drawing in pen and inks for embroidery design , based on chinese ivory broaches and carved ivorey spheres that belonged to my Grandmother. I printed the cream paper ground first, then used a collage of a water colour painting of hydranger flowers to form a stripe , before drawing over the top.

Paperwork drawing in pen and inks for embroidery design , based on chinese ivory broaches and carved ivorey spheres that belonged to my Grandmother. I printed the cream paper ground first, then used a collage of a water colour painting of hydranger flowers to form a stripe , before drawing over the top.

Japanese "Ori Nui" ,a form of stitched lines and gathering before dying. This technique can be used for manmade synthetics very successfully.

Japanese "Ori Nui" ,a form of stitched lines and gathering before dying. This technique can be used for manmade synthetics very successfully.

Handmade paper that I added porridge oats to, then collaged a design from a broken tile. This is now ready for hand stitching and cut work.

Handmade paper that I added porridge oats to, then collaged a design from a broken tile. This is now ready for hand stitching and cut work.

Creating shapes for applique to a printed background. This is layers of manmade fabric stained with inks and scored with a soldering iron.

Creating shapes for applique to a printed background. This is layers of manmade fabric stained with inks and scored with a soldering iron.

Paperwork design for embroidery, based on wrought iron railings.

Paperwork design for embroidery, based on wrought iron railings.

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