Class 13: Charcoal and 2-Point Perspective!

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Warm up (on larger newsprint):
Draw a cherished object, using the angle and composition to help me understand why it matters to you.

Drawing One (on larger paper and formally drawn):
Using charcoal, develop a formal study of an imagined scene or object. Use texture to make the image believable.

Warm-ups: Contour portrait of someone else
Do a couple, really examine the scene and KNOW it!


Two Point Perspective Imaginary Scene (Formal)
Draw an imaginary scene or object


The Author

Libby Clarke is an artist, designer, and educator living in Maplewood, NJ. She received her BFA in Printmaking from James Madison University and her MFA in 2D Design from Cranbrook Academy of Art. Professionally, Libby has worked as an interaction art director for over 15 years for such companies as and She was an Assistant Professor at the New York College of Technology in Brooklyn, New York. She also served as the Director of the Studio School of the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey. As an artist, Libby has produced a series of multi-media conceptual products under the name Monstress Productions since 1996. She gives workshops and lectures across the United States on the intersection of art, activism, and technology, and her pieces are exhibited and collected internationally.

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