October 26, 2020.Reading time 59 minutes.
First, one needs to understand that drawing is more than a craft; it is an integral part of the plastic arts. They need to understand what constitutes art and what does not. They need a strong overview and a game plan in order at achieve Mastery. They need to understand the Five Levels of Intent and what each level entails.
October 8, 2020.Reading time 37 minutes.
Proportion, Order, and Harmony are the core of the success and vitality of any art form. This is true of all the Fine Arts, i.e., painting, sculpture, architecture, music, and poetry. All things out of proportion are devoid of harmony. Though the subject of proportion is often associated with the human form, it is much more than […]
November 16, 2019.Reading time 1 minute.
Mastery requires comprehending a multitude of ideas simultaneously. Since one’s conscious brain can only understand one thing at a time, this task becomes the province of one’s subconscious. For the Draughtsman, this means the establishment of a knowledge vault filled with a vast resource of material. At the core of this subconscious knowledge base resides […]