Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Conceptual Design Part 1

In earlier work, I began to explore the use of what is sometimes called the composite drawing as a composition tool in my work. The composite drawing relates back to the Beaux Art analytique ( http://www.arch.mcgill.ca/prof/mellin/arch671/winter2000/rmellin/analytique/p04/4.htm)where several types of drawings related to an architectural project are carefully composed on one sheet. Oftentimes they interact in a way that creates a sense of layering, depth, framing and the interpenetration of one drawing to the next. Here are some examples of Beaux Art drawings: