I took a 2 Day Experimental Drawing workshop this weekend with Nicole Gibbs at Oregon College of Art and Craft. The idea was to spend 2 days drawing fast and furiously to produce over 100 drawings and our own visual vocabulary to work with in the future.
Nicole had lots of exercises for us to do--we drew to music and to words. We created blobs from ceramic slip or salt water and drew with those. We worked alone and collaboratively. And we worked fast and faster as we covered the studio wall with drawings:
When I got home, I went through my stack quickly and pulled out the ones that most spoke to me. I put them up on my studio wall:
I think what surprised me most in looking at all my drawings in a group was how drawn to delicacy I am. Lately I've been thinking more about white space and even have been gathering very frayed pieces of white fabric, thinking about a project. That seems to come through in quite a few of my drawings: