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In this chapter, you will learn various approaches to line drawing. When thinking about drawing with line, you may say to yourself, "but I can't even draw a straight line." This shouldn't be an obstacle to working from nature because straight lines very rarely exist in nature, if at all.

Introduction to Line Drawing 120

Examples of Line Drawing 121

Irregular Objects as Still Life 126

Using a Grid for Accuracy 128

How to Use Your Grid 130

From the Negative to the Positive 131

Block In the Setup 132

Map It Out 133

Variations - on a Palm Frond 138

Gaflery: Line Drawings 140

Based on the archaeological evidence, it appears that approximately 25,000 to 30,000 years ago, line drawing was one of the visual ways our earliest ancestors employed to record aspects of the world that they inhabited. To anyone who has seen images of cave drawings, in books or in the actual caves in southern France and Spain, it is clear that these individuals were skilled. These line drawings are pure examples of artistic expression.

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