The Creative Eye, drawing, vision and the brain – by Heather Spears is soon to be reissued ( Feb 2020) in black and white as a valuable manual to stand on bookshelves about Drawing and How to Draw everywhere.
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Special Care Nurseries: the end of drawing
Looking back on my life, I realize how extraordinarily lucky I have been. I came to what was to become the central theme of my artist’s lífe at exactly the right time, and I am leaving it at exactly the right time – when it, and I, are no longer available to one another.… Continue reading Special Care Nurseries: the end of drawing
Blog 6 – Round Drawings – an exercise from The Creative Eye
1. The day before The Danes have a new way of entertaining their employees at get-togethers. Today I am off to teach 40-45 people to draw the nude model in 1½ hours. They are staff at a discotheque and this is their annual Christmas party. It is to be a surprise – they have not… Continue reading Blog 6 – Round Drawings – an exercise from The Creative Eye
Blog 5 On the Visual Field – about the peripheral exercises.
The Physical response You’ve been learning about the visual field and making some drawings of the edges of the field –Peripheral drawings. This last blog about the visual field is about that happens physically when you draw in this way Some people end up feeling extremely tired, others experience a kind of wooziness, even… Continue reading Blog 5 On the Visual Field – about the peripheral exercises.
Blog 4 – The Visual Field – drawing peripheries: exercise 3.
This blog is the third about drawing the visual field, continues and wraps up the drawing part of it. There will be one more blog about what happens when we use our eyes in this way – the physical response – how it works and what we can learn. Prepare your paper and write… Continue reading Blog 4 – The Visual Field – drawing peripheries: exercise 3.
The Visual Field 2: Continuing the exercise
This is the 3rd Blog – drawing exercises found in my book The Creative Eye, and continues exercises about drawing the Visual Field. Awareness of the Visual Shield In the last exercise, you saw – and were aware of – the whole Visal Field. You found you were looking into a large amount of space… Continue reading The Visual Field 2: Continuing the exercise
First exercise – The Creative Eye
Exercises from the book “The Creative Eye.” 1. The Visual Field. This is the second blog and first exercise. You don’t need any drawing materials for this one. Just sit back and see what is before you. It you’re reading this off a screen, look up (or back up) so more of the room or… Continue reading First exercise – The Creative Eye
Heather Spears blog – about drawing and the brain
The Creative Eye: drawing, vision and the brain is a book for everyone who loves drawing and loves to draw. Now I’ve decided to make a blog, mostly of the drawing (and seeing) exercises in the book and other books I am writing.. Click here to see the book: The exercises are designed so you… Continue reading Heather Spears blog – about drawing and the brain