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Week 5: Plaster Cast Project I with Leo Mancini-Hresko

Week 5: Plaster Cast Project I
Practice Drawing a Plaster Cast Learn how to start a tonal drawing of a cast while putting the idea of "visual cone" into practice

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Leo Mancini-Hresko
Drawing Exercises
Charcoal, Paper
1h 23m 34s

In week five, instructor Leo Mancini-Hresko will demonstrate drawing a plaster cast with charcoal. You will learn how to measure nature visually before double-checking its accuracy using a plumb line. As Leo blocks in the contours, you will often hear the term “visual cone”; it reminds you to step back from your artwork in order to see the drawing more clearly and make necessary adjustments.

Throughout this course, you’ll have access to the NMA community for feedback and critiques to improve your work as you progress.


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