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striving to be delicious Perspective Seen from Different Points of View ) on a plane. The third method was a carthographic method of linear perspective: the oikumene as seen from one vieuwpoint (mappamundi). 111 Ptolemy’s atlas arrived in Florence in 1400, just before the outburst of creativity, 114 this new approach provided mathematical unity for the geographic knowledge in a coordinate framework (grid-system). 118 A similar grid-system was applied in Alberti’s ‘velo’, a gridlike veil that organized the visible world into a geometric composition, structured on evenly spaced grid coordinates (De Pictura, Book Two): object ‘represented on the flat surface of the veil’. 120 Relation rediscovery of Ptolemy’s atlas, the rediscovery of linear perspective (Brunellesci) and the rediscovery of America (Columbus), 121 cf Toscanelli, writing to the Portugese court about sailing routes to the Orient. 125 Brunelleschi: idea of the perceptual [sic!] ‘truth’ of linear perspective. In Vol.2 K compares the next texts of Euclid’s Optics: Euclidis Optica (ed.
How to Draw the Head From Any Angle | Stan Prokopenkos Blog - StumbleUpon The Basic Forms To draw the head from any angle you must first understand its basic structure. Look past all the distracting details and visualize the underlying forms. This ability to simplify can be applied to the features of the face, but when starting the drawing you could look even further. Ignore even the features and simplify to the most basic form of the head. The head deconstructed into its basic forms, is a sphere as the cranium and a block as the jaw and cheek bones. A Sphere as the Cranium The sides of the head are flat, so we can slice off a piece from both sides of the ball. A Block as the Jaw and Cheek Bones Attach the shape of the jaw. Constructing From Any Angle Step 1 – Determine the angle of the ball The angle of the head is established at the very beginning of the drawing with the ball. X Axis - The up and down tilt is established by the angles of the horizontal and vertical lines in the oval. Step 2 – Find the thirds Step 3 – Add the jaw Step 4 – Add the features
Discover How to Draw & Paint Whatever You Want ratcreature: how to draw female comic characters (according to Wizard)... brown_betty asked for examples "to illustrate the exactly how and why female comic characters are illustrated differently than the male." And I thought, really, what's better to illustrate these things than the books teaching the style in the first place? A while ago I posted some scans from Wizard How To Draw series on drawing female superheroes (here and here), and I thought I'd post a bunch more from the first book of the series on "How To Draw: Heroic Anatomy". As everything, it starts with the basics, i.e. proportions. First the male superhero The female example is similar, but slightly different, notice how he stands firm and straight, wheras she stands with her hips cocked a little and the leg thrust forward? Also notice in the direct torso comparison below, how the male one is ramrod straight, but she curves and leans just a little bit in the same pose? Now onwards to the chapter "Sultry Women". Next, Michael Turner explains "Sex Appeal".
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Learn to Draw - The basic elements in drawing Let's get a bit more in depth with the elements of drawing. The rest of this website will get even further into each of these elements. Line is the most basic element of the drawing. And in it's most basic definition, it's what separates one area of the drawing plane from the other. A single line will segment your piece of paper into "that area" and "this area". I'm not saying we won't be drawing lines because they don't exist in the real world. Shape occurs when the first line is drawn. Proportion and Perspective. Light and Shadow create depth and atmosphere in a drawing. The whole drawing. Learn Basic Drawing Six FREE easy and fun Basic Drawing lessons! The six Basic Drawing Lessons I have created have proven successful for beginning students over the past 40 years I have been an art instructor. I have written step by step, information-rich lessons that are easy to understand and fun to do! Learning drawing skills and techniques is accomplished through exercises that acquaint students with drawing materials first, so that confidence is gained early on and the student is ready for the visual projects. Perhaps you are feeling cautious about drawing. You may think that drawing is just for those gifted with creative talent. Watch my video of the introductory basic drawing lecture that helps and encourages students like you to learn how to draw! Basic Drawing Lecture Here's the Basic Drawing Course Outline Doodling! "Samantha" Pencil drawing by Lois DeWitt Shading! Draw What You See! Line, tone and texture! "Onion Still Life" By Lois DeWitt Click here to start the FREE Basic Drawing Lessons.