Watercolor Still Life

Artist: Julia Swartz
Title: Two Apples Watercolor Painting
Dimension: 9.2×7
Media of each work: Watercolor
Why you chose it: Very colorful really puts in all colors of the painting
What about the reference image you can integrate: Incorporates the shadowing of the fruit and the sunlight hitting it
Some interesting factoid about the artist(s). . Julia was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s large cell lymphoma in November 1999, but after many prayers by her church, family, and friends, and after 6 months of chemotherapy treatments, the cancer was gone.
Artist: Derry, NH Artist John Sweeney
Title: Watercolor Still life study
Dimension: 800×625
Media of each work: Watercolor
Why you chose it: Very detailed in work
What about the reference image you can integrate: Took a lot of time detailing the fruit and bowl with watercolors. Some interesting factoid about the artist(s). Talented in more than just watercolor and has participated in about 7 art shows so far.
Artist: Silvana Brunotti
Title: Still life
Dimension: 22×32
Media of each work: Watercolor on paper
Why you chose it: basic but good incorporating the two containers in the drawing.
What about the reference image you can integrate: half shaded and looks like it is caused by the sun.
Some interesting factoid about the artist(s). She lives and works in Rome and her paintings are a part of many private exhibits.

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Sketch Board Activity Log

During this project I was thinking about how good my project is going to look. I started on the first day with finding a picture and I was looking for a unique one so I searched a Yankees baseball player and I found a good one of Derek Jeter so I got it and drew it and it looked really good so I was excited to come back to the class the next day. On the second day I worked on scratching most of the stripes on his jersey and they were very hard with a weak tool so I was worried on messing up and I did on his face so I ended up not getting to actually do his face I had to scratch it out which was the worst part of my drawing. I thought this project was really fun it was truly the only work that I actually enjoyed I hope we do something fun next to.

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2 Point Perspective Activity Log

During this 6th day project this is what I was thinking. On the first day I was thinking about how much fun this project would be and if mine would look good so it started of pretty well. On the 2nd and 3rd day it started to come into play that I was obviously way behind and I was jealous of Adam Mosharafa’s drawing his work always looks so good. On the 4th and fifth day I was really discouraged and tired of this project and could not wait for it to end then I got worried I would not finish it because we were supposed to finish in two more days which I wasn’t even close. And I was still jealous of Adam because he didn’t even care he was just drawing at a normal pace and his look really good. Lastly on the last day I was excited to start the next project so I just rushed and sketched the rest. That is what I was thinking during this project.

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One Point Perspective activity Log

During the six days we were doing this is what I was thinking. During day one I kind of enjoyed working on the project because at the beginning my drawing actually seemed like it was going to be pretty good for a while. For a couple of days I felt it was going to be good until I had to deal with the objects on the wall. It was really tough dealing with a lot of these things but I tried to think about other stuff to get my mind off of the drawing like what I will do after school. Lastly I got really tired of drawing it and could not wait for the class to end everyday it was really boring. Then on the last day I was excited to finish it up then I realized we were going to do the same thing again right afterword’s and I was not looking forward to coming back. This is what I thought of the whole time during this project.

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Two Point Perspective Resource

Artist: Luke Boly
Title: 2 Point Perspective Drawing
Dimension: 426×325
Media of each work: Pencil
Why you chose it: Very Interesting almost nothing in the picture but the stairs and some of the other hallways What about the reference image you can integrate: Put a lot of detail into the staircase and all the elements around him to do this drawing some interesting factoid about the artist(s). Graduated from art school 3 years ago from Purdue University
Artist: Andrew Diec
Title: Two Point Perspective
Dimension: 1200×865
Media of each work: Micron Pens
Why you chose it: Looks like your almost their on a corner of some foreign village with the people looking at you. What about the reference image you can integrate: put detail into all the buildings and all the objects around it and traced it in many forms. Some interesting factoid about the artist(s). He is talented in many different forms of art such as sculpture and life drawing.
Artist: Naz Morris
Title: Two Point building perspective drawing
Dimension: 700×375
Media of each work: Pen And ink
Why you chose it: I thought it was extraordinary how the artist could draw every brick in the building with a pen and ink What about the reference image you can integrate: Very detailed in putting the shadowing of all the buildings and greatly detailed with the bricks Some interesting factoid about the artist(s). During his career he took many courses in art to improve his skill in Photoshop, Html, and CSS.

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Point Perspective Resource Post

Artist: Harold Olejarz
Title: One Point Perspective
Dimension: 16×24
Media of each work: On Paper
Why you chose it: Artist has a lot of experience in these types of drawings and just very interesting. What about the reference image you can integrate: He used many different shapes that really gives the feeling that your actually there. Some interesting factoid about the artist(s). He does many different jobs to like he is a TV producer.
Artist: Harold Olejarz
Title: Oz
Dimension: 18×26
Media of each work: Paper
Why you chose it: Feels like you on a city street but with no color What about the reference image you can integrate: I can tell from his perspective that he really put in a lot of different shapes and lines to make it look more realistic. Some interesting factoid about the artist(s). He also works on sculpting which is really cool.
Artist: Canaletto
Title: The Piazza of St. Mark, Venice
Dimension: 80cmX100cm
Media of each work: Oil on Canvas
Why you chose it: I thought oil on canvas was a great choice for this drawing because it made it look more realistic. What about the reference image you can integrate: The artist really took his time on this and put in as much detail as possible. Some interesting factoid about the artist(s). When he grew up his father taught him how to paint well and after he was taught he taught his Nephew.

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Pen and Ink Activity log

During these 6 days of drawing this pen and ink this is what I was thinking. On the first day I thought about how good mine was turning out and everything. One the second day of the drawing I thought about insults to say to Reid because he wasn’t doing so well and I thought it would be funny to mess with him. On the third day I was still thinking about what how my drawing was turning out and worrying about getting behind. And when we started inking it all went downhill from there and I started to think about what the other guys at my table where going to say to me when they saw my drawing and sure enough they did dis my drawing. After a while I started to get better and cross hatching so they completely stopped dissing me and I began to worry about being behind and surely enough as you can see in my last picture I was. That is what I was thinking about when drawing my Pen and Ink.

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