Drawing a life model

Begin to draw again

Drawing a life model for the first time is a bit daunting but once you start tricks and shortcuts are soon discovered and in many respects drawing is a bit like riding a bicycle.

The human figure is one of the most enduring themes in the visual arts. We are all human beings and we are attracted to other human figures – we can be attracted by beauty or lust. Life drawing can be the basis of portraiture, cartoons and comic book illustration, sculpture, medical illustration, and other referential illustrative uses. Figure drawing can be done very simply, as in gestural drawing, or in greater detail, using charcoal, pencil or other drawing tools.

Peter Bright - Artist

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