• Drypoint Engraving - Bowman - and why painting and drawing the figure is challenging

    4 monthes ago - By Belinda del Pesco

    This is a post from Belinda Del Pesco's Art Blog Belinda Del Pesco .
    Getting the Figure Right Why is it that you can paint a successful landscape or a still life - with color, layout and shape a little cattywampus - but if you paint a human with the face or figure askew, it's uncomfortable to look at? I'm not talking about seasoned paintings of figures that were deliberately rendered with a little squash-and-stretch, like the work of Picasso, Modigliani or Moore. I'm referring to the work we strain over in figure drawing classes, and our cartoon-warped attempts at cafe-goers during an...
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