Drawing -- The Purpose by Leo Duff, Phil Sawdon

By Leo Duff, Phil Sawdon

To transparent their minds and arrange their principles, artists will frequently begin initiatives via drawing sketches. Drawing asks why artists and architects use drawing in that option to kick-start their artistic considering, contemplating the applying of drawing and its a variety of makes use of throughout disciplines. From the interdisciplinary views of archaeology, jewellery layout, representation, and panorama structure, this cutting edge quantity highlights how drawing is utilized in the pro international. With examples from either modern and old contexts, Drawing could be a useful source for practitioners and students looking a purpose for why we draw.  

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I began drawing when I was still in the nursery class. Hating my feeble attempts, I would angrily rub with these so called coloured crayons that all looked so dark they were practically black, not like the bright colours on the blackboard. I would rub holes in the paper trying to get it right, I would go clear through to the desk trying to draw like my teacher, but I would just be told off for scribbling on the desk. I could not get anything right; the colours were all wrong and ugly and when I tried to copy what was on the blackboard, it always came out the same horrible scribble, time after time.

The identity cards are designed to allow the bearer right of entry to both art and science communities, in an attempt to bring together cultures which have strayed apart. For this reason the cards are two-sided and reversible; wearable by either culture as a ‘pass’ into the other. ‘ID’ card 1. Laser marked titanium. ‘ID’ card 2. Laser marked titanium. ‘ID’ card 1, reverse side. 6 The theme focuses on issues of value and responsibility, with particular attention paid to ecology, ethics and sustainability.

Drawings are made on semi-transparent drawing film (permatrace) that allows drawings to be layered one on top of the next. Layering drawings allows us to see how what we dig right now relates to what we dug away a few days ago. Looking back through drawings and layering them in different ways can produce startling new discoveries. For example you may find that a half-circle of postholes you dug last week matches up with the other half of the circle, only visible further down. Suddenly you realise that you have been digging an Iron Age roundhouse.

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