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The gesture sketch is important because: Mature artists use gesture sketching routinely. A gesture sketch can be a beautiful artwork in its own right, but it's also the first raw marks under a highly finished painting. Gesture sketching can be used as a warm-up and refinement exercise, just like practicing scales for music, or floor and barre work for dance.
The Rules of Perspective
I'm forced to agree with you, Patti.
Sight-size or right-size drawing is a traditional method of observing the subject, still taught in classical ateliers.
Painters do not have the apparatus problems of a photographer, but they do face a similar value design problem: anchoring the middle value of a painting in a way that communicates the intended feeling of light or dark without sacrificing a complete representation of the tonal range.
We'll be focusing on value for the next couple of assignments.
This week our focus is on the other end of the value scale.
Boy, I didn't know what I was getting myself into when I started this. I've had requests for some sort of expressions tutorial dating back a while now, so I figured, "Sure! I can explain expression drawing...and it'll be way better than all those tutorials out there that are nothing but charts of generic expressions.
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Learn how to draw what you see, with these step by step beginner drawing lessons. Discover essential drawing skills from how to hold a pencil through to perspective, pencil shading, and sketching. Progress into portraiture and figure drawing. Learn About Drawing Mediums
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