WEEK 1: Graphite ILLUSTRATOR: Alvin Chong MATERIALS: biro/fine liner pen WHY I LIKE IT: This continous line illustration is captivating due to the light and shade created with shading and lifework. this work could have been done in pencil hence gained inspiration from it for this weeks H/W. The numerous pen strokes creates texture and the gesture suggests a casual and relaxed mood which is engaging for the viewer who is being looked at with a slight pout.
Italian artist Nunzio Paci works with pencil and oil paints to create strange amalgamations of plants and animals in what he describes as an intent to "explore the infinite possibilities of life, in search of a balance between reality and imagination." P