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Analyzing the Line Quality and Structure of a Pontormo Figure Study with Danny Galieote

Analyzing the Line Quality and Structure of a Pontormo Figure Study
Learn to Draw the Figure with a Master's Approach Danny will lead you through an analysis of the work of Jacopo Pontormo

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Instructor
Danny Galieote
Subjects
Drawing, Figure
Materials
Colored Pencil, Kneaded Eraser, Toned Paper
Duration
39m 35s

Master draftsman and painter Danny Galieote analyzes and draws from a seated male figure-study by Italian Renaissance master Jacopo Pontormo. First, you will learn how to block-in the figure using your knowledge of rhythms, angles and tilts of the simplified forms of the body. Then , you will see how to breakdown and study Pontormo’s line quality and forms that are wedging together to create a beautiful sculptural drawing.

Materials

  • CarbOthello Pencil – Burt Sienna and White
  • Kneaded Eraser
  • Toned Paper
Beginner / Intermediate
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