On Sunday 9th November, Keith Vaughan’s powerful and evocative, erotically charged pencil drawings were our starting point.
We noted that he was a proponent of a containing box and also that he often looked for the opportunity to construct a grid of lines to support his drawing. In addition his line drawing allowed him to create space on the page to overlap figures and his use of tone is often intended for definition and elucidation as much as for shadow and form.
The first exercise was made on a small piece of card, prepared with a cross-shaped set of regular lines:
Then an experiment with the projector, for transparency and the internal rectangle ….
next a more ambitious conflation of several poses:
Then the main event, a substantial drawing of Barrie, only interrupted by the insertion of two pieces of paper, to act as a catalyst for change in the search for construction and surprise: