Black & White Animal Figure

Artist Statement:

The subject of this drawing is a still life drawing of two dinosaurs. The materials I used were india ink and fine point pen. I chose to make this specific artwork because I really liked the intricate details of the skin/scales and horns on each of the dinosaurs.

The elements of art that I used were line, form, and texture. The principals of design that I used were pattern and contrast. The composition rules/ techniques that I used was informal balance.

My project evolved because I started out with the basic outline of the dinosaurs and then I added in all the details and india ink to add contrast and dimension. The meaning behind this artwork is to pay attention to the past in order to build the future. This project relates to my life because I have always been interested in history and learning about things/ animals from the past. If I could change anything about this artwork I would add more detail to the background.