Pinecone Color Rendering © Alyssa Raven
I actually won first place in the class competition! Totally surprised and Honored
The main homework or "exercise" work we did during the school weeks was to go out and sketch 25 good, observed trees in out sketchbook. Each one had to be different and studied carefully. Below are a couple of my pages:
Then about half way through the semester, we started the "25 Tree Ideations" and what the trees would look like in 50 years. We we're also told to try and create an interesting story with the trees as they age:
All Tree Sketches © Alyssa Raven
The projects for this class were actually pretty fun and very educational. My personal objective for this class was to try and observe more as well we loosen up my drawing technique while learning more about story.