Contour Line Drawing. contour lines - Lines that surround and define the edges of a subject, giving it shape and volume. These should not be confused with a form's outlines.
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contour lines- Lines that surround and define the edges of a subject, giving it shape and volume. These should not be confused with a form's outlines.
When you draw lines curving around the surface, or contour, of an object, you give that object volume. You make that object appear to be popping out of the paper."
Contour drawing has a three-dimensional quality, indicating the thickness as well as height and width of the forms it describes.
For your folder assignment, you will be creating a variety of contour HAND drawings that overlap.
OVERLAP- When one thing lies over, partly covering something else. Depicting this is one of the most important means of conveying an illusion of depth.
Study your own hand…
Check angles and proportions…
Blind Contour Drawing
Blind Contour- Continuous Line Drawing
Continuous Line Drawing
Modified Contour Drawing
is an American illustrator and graphic artist, known for the use of psychedelic shapes and color palettes as well as spectrums in his work. At first, works in this style appeared on posters and were seen on the walls of college dorms all across America. Max then became fascinated with new printing techniques that allowed for four-color reproduction on product merchandise.
OVERLAP CONTOUR HAND DRAWINGS that take up the majority of the folder. They may become unrecognizable, this is okay!
In the new spaces/shapes created, use Peter Max’s artwork as inspiration and fill in patterns and designs.