Here are a couple of figures, one on a white background and one on black, which demonstrate how to balance out your tonal range. The problem with T drawing a figure in colour is the risk that you run of making the final result tx look too melodramatic. The range of tones on the human body is quite

C subtle, but they do go from cool or cold colours to warm, rich tones. The

A sort of light that is used makes a difference - sunlight being so strong that

F it often washes out contrasts of colour, and artificial light being restricted

O and therefore changing the natural colour of the body.

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Freehand Sketching An Introduction

Freehand Sketching An Introduction

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