I’ve found it tough to focus down on a particular subject and technique. I feel like this topic has thrown everything wide open in terms of materials to use. I’ve spent a good few sessions not getting very far.
I took a look at all the work I’ve done so far. There is no connection or continuity between my work for each exercise which is interesting. I have also been considering the difference between drawing and painting. I think that although I enjoyed using pastels they were taking me away from focusing on mark-making towards a more painterly approach. I concluded that I haven’t yet gotto grips with using colour as a line.
I wondered if I could build on the monochrome still life I did for Still life. Exercise 4.
I started doing some sketches. I thought this one was a bit dull.
One thing I liked from my interior drawing was the tiny playmobil doll on the window sill which gave an unusual feeling of scale to the picture.
I wondered what the doll would look like in my still life.
I think this is an interesting image. I’m not sure if the background works although I like the weird, night time look it gives to the picture.
That’s where I’m up to so far. I’ll continue to sketch & explore this idea.