(An in-depth exploration of a personal object)
With a goal of exploring an object in-depth, this project utilizes a variety of techniques and will be documented by drawing through intense observation. Taking an investigative approach, a wide range of media and drawing approaches will be explored while focus is simultaneously given to composition, contour, and cross-contour—as well as the properties of light and shadow. Multiple rendering techniques to create the illusion of three-dimensionality within the student’s drawing will allow for experimentation, and student artists will be offered the ability to experience the act of looking and seeing through observational drawing. By choosing an object that brings with it deep personal meaning, students will have the chance to realize the true significance of an object on a greater level through observation and artistic assessment.