Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Fragmented project method ideas

"Shattered Values" project:
1. Draw an image
2. Divide up the picture plane by tracing a ruler (or stencil) in many directions
3. Shade each fragment with a gradient.

If you think this looks difficult --- it's not! 
Here's a video tutorial about this method that was designed for first graders:

Another option: divide up the picture by tracing a stencil:

click either picture for instructions and samples

Fill each fragment with of colors instead of gradients:
Artist: Emanuel Ologeano 


1. Cut your reference images
2. Arrange them & glue them down
3. Draw the fragmented collage
click for instructions

1. Chop up your drawing, photos, printed papers, etc.
2. Collage them together:
Click for instructions
Another option: replace some pieces with other paper:

Some other images that might inspire:


Yeah, this Tom Mervik dude is pretty awesome

Samson Flexor, Self Portrait, 1947-48

use more than one reference photo; collage them together and draw

No need to just make a drawing... check these out!

Pablo Picasso - "Mandolin" (1914)

Pablo Picasso - Cardboard Guitar (1912)

Dog Sculpture by Terrell Powell

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