April 15, 2006



Blind Contour - View from outside the Window

This was my first attempt at a Blind Contour sketch.

For those that dont know what Blind Contour is ( I didnt) it when you just draw whilst constantly looking at the object/view so no peeping at the paper.

Its hard - it really is, as you just want to look at what you are doing!!!

This is the view from outside my bedroom window - I have a four window panel in my room - its a lovely feature. The other side of the view from my window you can see in the illustration of my car ( a few posts below).

This is the garden with my yellow picket fence looking out onto the street. I coloured it in later on.

4 comments:

  1. You did a great job! Mine...you can't always tell what they are.

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  2. Love it..did i say I love contour drawings...they remind me of childrens picture books...great job!

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  3. that's amazing! i've tried this technique and it usually looks as if my dog got hold of the pencil halfway. lovely!

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  4. Nice job. I think coloring helps. I have a really hard time jumping from one item to the next and keeping them recognizable, you did great!

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