Working predominantly in pencil, pen, and ink, John Cline explores the drawing as a tool, a vehicle to explore ideas of the process of making. For Cline understanding process is critical for the exploration, iteration, testing, and the critical editing of ideas.
The images presented below are a selection from his many ‘daily drawing exercises’; conceptual interpretations of the classic orthogonal projections as the elevation, section and plan. Exercises which challenge the ‘limited space occupied while making, testing various restrictions such as time or materials, and devise prescriptive assignments through which to examine subtle variations within. ‘