Drawing Statues by Civardi Giovanni
Drawing sculptures has been a popular form of observational sketching since the Renaissance and has regularly been included in teaching programmes at art schools. Seen as perfect examples of the highest standards of beauty style and composition and as a tribute to classical art capturing statues on paper allows you to study the forms of the human body and learn technical sketching techniques before tackling a real body. Giovanni Civardi shares his expert advice on recreating famous beautiful statues in pencil with lifelike detail observing closely human anatomy form and structure. This inspirational and easy-to-follow guide will suit beginners as well as more expert artists providing a comprehensive overview of the techniques including advice and suggestions for the practical aspects of drawing from life.