Friday, December 3, 2010

Artistic Anatomy

Leonardo Da Vinci once said, "beware- O Artist, that your figures do not look like sacks of walnuts". This was a caution to the student of painting that the painted or drawn figure show to the viewer, a thorough knowledge of muscle and skeleton anatomy, and not just affectatious swellings on the skin. With this knowledge comes the power to create an authentic representation of the human figure .

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