[HNW] free hand drawing techniques
madilayn at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 7 18:57:23 PST 2002
On a list somewhere (or in a book - can't remember
which) there was a mention of tracing paper you could
get that already had that grid on it.
Does anybody on the list know of this?
--- Chris d'Aquino <acacia63 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Bjarne
> I have had to make free hand drawings before and one
> technique which I have
> found useful is to make up some paper with a grid (I
> use a one centimeter
> grid) and photocopy some spares, then photocopy the
> same grid onto an OHP
> Then when I am drawing it I put the OHP transparency
> over the picture in the
> book and using the grid on the paper I can get a
> picture which is pretty
> much to scale and the proportion of the original.
> This is especially true for early period pieces
> who's perspective can be
> very challenging to draw correctly as I have been
> taught to draw in humanist
> Just thought you might like to know
> (Chris d'Aquino)
> St Florian, Lochac, West Kingdom
> >From: amreid at qbe.com.au
> >Reply-To: h-needlework at ansteorra.org
> >To: h-needlework at ansteorra.org
> >Subject: Re: [HNW] Juppie Yeah!!!
> >Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2002 09:40:11 +1100
> >Bjarne wrote:
> >"I got a reply from the library. I am allowed to
> come and se the old books,
> >i am allowed to make freehand drawings of them.
> >Congratulations! Have a nice time, and if you find
> anything really
> >be sure and let us know!
> >Sydney, Australia
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