a 21 day challenge to create small artworks of PLAIN GREEN BOTTLES.
if we were doing this true academy style this would be very structured. Something like 3 months pencil drawing, then you might be promoted to 3 months of charcoal drawing, then promoted to 3 months of monotone painting, THEN you might get promoted to colour - wahoo!!
the point of this exercise is creative development - what can one do with 6 green bottles? I've done these jolly bottles for 2 weeks im bored, what can I do to zhuzh it up? and that my friends is exactly the point. what can i do differently? how do I make one bottle stand out from another.
so I'm thinking:
2-3 days observational drawing
then develop this to 2 days contour drawing
2-3 days monotone painting
then 14 days of painting development
keep them small so that they're do-able - paintings maybe 20 x 20cm and drawings 10 x 10cm, no more than an hour each day.
load up your workings/artwork each day - HAVE FUN!!
I've uploaded some photos, but of course it would be better to set-up your own bottles (no labels)