Contour Drawing, Continued
Felt contour drawing is an outline that explores the surface characteristics of
the object. This drawing format is called felt contour because you are
drawing what your eyes perceive as the outline and texture of the object.
draw in felt contour, look at the object and close your eyes. Imagine the feel
of the surface texture and outline of the object. With your eyes closed, draw
the object on paper. The resulting drawing will be jagged and perhaps,
illegible. This exercise in felt contour drawing develops perception.
Figure 3-3 is an example of felt contour drawing.
Figure 3-3.Felt contour.
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