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An Analytical Study of Michelangelo’s Sibyl with Danny Galieote

An Analytical Study of Michelangelo’s Sibyl
Learn a Master's Approach to Drawing the Figure! Danny Galieote will guide you through a complete master study of Michelangelo's Sibyl

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Danny Galieote
Composition, Drawing, Figure
Colored Pencil, Kneaded Eraser, Paper
2h 15m 24s

In this lesson, master draftsman and painter Danny Galieote executes an analytical study of Michelangelo’s drawing technique used in his famous study of the Lybian Sibyl. First you will see how to block-in the rhythm, anatomical landmarks and structure, followed by how to develop the subtle forms with a hatched-line technique.


  • Prismacolor Colored Pencil – Terra Cotta
  • Bristol Paper
  • Kneaded Eraser
Intermediate / Advanced

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