The instructor has led us through several weeks of skill build-up. She started with line/contour, then we moved on the proportion, then to value/form. Lately we focused on positive and negative shapes and we just started a landscape unit.
I'd like to share a few pencil sketches out of my homework sketchbook that I was quite happy with.
The first two are of leaves that I picked up on walks around the neighborhood. I like these so much that I'm seriously considering doing a set of notecards with them.
The third one is a fall frosted glass candleholder. I picked it up at a garage sale for a $1. Actually I bought a pair. I worked hard to make the frosted glass look.