Sketching like Leonardo Da Vinci

Drawing during the Renaissance was very different than what we are used to today. Artist had to prepare surfaces to draw and practice on. They had to use pigments and techniques that we can’t even appreciate today with out ability to go to the store and buy what we need whenever we have whim to draw or create something. Here is a short video discussing actual methods used by Leonard Da Vinci and other Renaissance artists.

We will be drawing a still life of drapery. We will pay attention to the details. We will be starting by drawing lines and then adding value to created a three-dimensional form to the fabric. This video does a fabulous job of showing the style of drawing that we will be working with on this assignment.
Please find the lesson plan attached here in pdf form.


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