REAL HIGH PROFILE

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Construct a series of QUICK RAPID-FIRE EXPLORATIONSusing profiles of elements in view. Consider all rooftops, silhouettes, and connections.What are the primary shapes these create? Look at the figure / ground relationships between thebuildings, objects andthe backgrounds the are housed within.


INCLUDE:

  • foreground (dark line weight)
  • middle ground (medium line weight)
  • background (light line weight)

FOCUS:    

  • perspective OR constructed orthographic projection
  • abstraction of SPACE (3D) into SHAPE (2D)

AVOID:

  • photo-realism
  • tone
  • detail

This assignment is designed to help you explore how lines in an environment (natural or man-made) can define shape, space, and lead the eye.

Complete no less than five drawings per location, spending no more than fifteen minutes on each.