"The human form offers an endless source of inspiration for its beauty and its character."

The classical nude

Figure drawing has been the gold standard of artistic skills since the ancient Greeks set out the blueprints for depicting the body, based on their ideals of physical perfection. The figure remains a wonderful challenge. It presents technical difficulties — foreshortening, depicting life, individuality, and dimension — as well as the opportunity to explore the human condition, from the heroic to the humble.

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Freehand Sketching An Introduction

Freehand Sketching An Introduction

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