In anticipation of my visit next month, he has been using maquettes with his young art students so that they can make their fantasy drawings more realistic.
"We're not building our own models, but we are using dinosaur toys and action figures to imagine scenes. Above you see that Cyclops of the X-Men is taped to a dinosaur. We're working with the lights off, using only the lights that come in from the skylights. In my demonstration sketch, I'm showing the kids how to use charcoal, blending stump and erasers to create shadows and highlights on objects."
Andrew Wales’ blog Panel Discussion, link.
The Lynch Bustin Art Room, link.