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Artists and ideas: the importance of drawing
Artists and ideas: the importance of drawing

Duration: 05:53

Artists explain why drawing is important to them and how they use it to observe, record and respond to the world around them.

 
Drawing - create different effects with rubbers and erasers
Drawing - create different effects with rubbers and erasers

Duration: 01:32

Artist and illustrator Peter Field demonstrates how different types of rubber (eraser) can create different effects on drawings. Includes putty rubber, soft rubber eraser and hard plastic eraser.

 
Drawing - shading techniques to add tone and the illusion of three dimensions
Drawing - shading techniques to add tone and the illusion of three dimensions

Duration: 01:35

Artist and illustrator Peter Field demonstrates how different types of shading can be used to create the illusion of three dimensions when drawing objects.

 
Drawing on a prepared ground
Drawing on a prepared ground

Duration: 02:10

Artist and illustrator Peter Field demonstrates how to draw on paper prepared with a graphite ground or on coloured paper.

 
Drawing upside down - developing ideas and techniques
Drawing upside down - developing ideas and techniques

Duration: 01:29

Artist and illustrator Peter Field demonstrates a technique to create a drawing in a fresh way, producing a version of an image by drawing it upside down.

 
Drawing using charcoal, graphite and pencil
Drawing using charcoal, graphite and pencil

Duration: 02:29

Artist and illustrator Peter Field demonstrates techniques for the use of charcoal, compressed charcoal, graphite and a retractable pencil when producing observational drawings.

 
Hayden Scott-Baron  on Manga art
Hayden Scott-Baron on Manga art

Duration: 02:56

Artist Hayden Scott-Baron talks about Manga art and its influences.

 
Henry Moore’s underground shelter drawings from World War II
Henry Moore’s underground shelter drawings from World War II

Duration: 03:18

Henry Moore discusses the drawings he produced during World War II of figures sheltering in the London underground station during the bombing.

 
How to draw the Rossetti way
How to draw the Rossetti way

Duration: 02:29

A short time-lapse film following Anastasia Pollard from the London Atelier of Representational Art as she produces a drawing in the style of Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

 
Pencil drawing - create contrast and tone with different grades of pencil
Pencil drawing - create contrast and tone with different grades of pencil

Duration: 01:15

Artist and illustrator Peter Field demonstrates how different grades of pencil, from HB to 9B, can create drawings with different degrees of contrast and tone.

 
The Island by Stephen Walter
The Island by Stephen Walter

Duration: 01:37

Artist Stephen Walter uses a magnifying glass for the viewer to see his intricate detailed drawings of London. The work depicts words and symbols to illustrate his views of London.

 

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