During the mapping out stage of a figure drawing, it's important to consider the small individual shapes you see and also how those shapes line up with other parts of the model. Vincent Giarrano, featured in the October 2011 issue of The Artist's Magazine, shares these tips for mapping out the...
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Drawing from life will help you develop as an artist, whether you choose to put your skills to the test out in nature or in your studio.
Tips from top colored pencil artists on the best tools, creating luminous drawings and utilizing unusual techniques to create vivid and compelling effects.