This life drawing session, led by Gareth Wadkin, employed the humble overhead projector to add a new dynamic to the regular old figure drawing. ‘Viewing the body as a canvas’ has become a vital point of focus in my thinking for this FMP. While I try to visualise how my proposed dancing figures will be semi-clothed, this exercise worked brilliantly for my understanding of how the mounds and dips in the human form interact and distort the patterns projected.
Simple zig-zag pattern:
No acetate here, just that dramatic spotlight:
And then some regular old poses and drawings to finish the session: