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Plaster Cast Project: Refining and Finishing with Leo Mancini-Hresko

Plaster Cast Project: Refining and Finishing
Practice Drawing a Plaster Cast Learn to add refinements and establish hierarchy during the finishing stage

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Leo Mancini-Hresko
Drawing Exercises
Charcoal, Paper
1h 52m 4s

In this lesson, instructor Leo Mancini-Hresko will show you his steps of completing a plaster cast drawing. You will watch him adding final touches and refinements to his drawing. Moreover, you will learn to establish the hierarchy in your artwork by sharpening edges and pushing overall contrast.

This lesson belongs to the course Bargue Plates and Plaster Cast: Sight Size Method. In this 8-week course, Leo Mancini-Hresko will introduce you to the Size-Sight drawing method. With many years in training and teaching at the Florence Academy of Art, Leo will show you how to execute Charles Bargue plates and plaster casts. You will explore all the necessary materials popularly used for this technique. After this course, you will have a fundamental understanding of Size-Sight drawing and be able to apply this method in your artwork.

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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