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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.

Why I Draw

When the pose is finished and I look away from the model, the world is transformed for me. I look at the triangles formed where the rafters meet the ceiling in a whole new way – I know just how I would draw them.

Figurative Artist Handbook: Blocking in with Anatomy, Light, and Shadow

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.

Special Drawing Sessions

Sketch Party Hosted by Sotheby's & Moleskine
Sketch Party Hosted by Sotheby’s & Moleskine

From Sotheby’s Facebook Page for this event: “We’re pleased to invite artists of all skill levels to “draw” inspiration from the beautiful master paintings in our annual January sale.

(Sold Out) Live Model Drawing Workshop at The Morgan

Following a tour of the exhibition, Power and Grace: Drawings by Rubens, Van Dyck, and Jordaens, participates will return to the studio classroom for a short demonstration by Simon Levenson of select techniques employed in the masterworks on display.

Upcoming Events
Sat 18

Weekend Figure Drawing (model Shannon)

August 18 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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$20
Gibney Dance Studio
890 Broadway
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