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Will Weston Drawing New York

Will Weston Recommended Books for Artists

Artist Kelly Foss has just completed her second master copy at a John Singer Sargent painting at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The results speak for themselves.

Figurative Artist Handbook: Modeling the Form – Part One

Great figure drawings are informative. They describe a movement from a basic description of the overall geometry of the mass to a more general anatomical description, and then to an even more specific explanation of where the light and shadow fall on those forms.

Figurative Artist Handbook: Modeling the Form – Part Two

Great figure drawings are informative. They describe a movement from a basic description of the overall geometry of the mass to a more general anatomical description, and then to an even more specific explanation of where the light and shadow fall on those forms.

Figurative Artist Handbook: The Quarter System

While I agree that the head length method is a useful way to establish proportions in a figure, I personally employ what I believe is an easier method, called the Quarter System.

Figurative Artist Handbook: The Standing Figure

What is gesture and why is it necessary to study? Gesture is a river of movement, energy, and rhythm that flows through the figure in any given pose.