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Digital Painting fundamentals with Corel® Painter™ 12 by Rhoda Grossman Draws

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Chapter 8. Drawn from Life

Drawn from Life

Traditional drawing classes often rely on studies of the human figure to teach the essentials of observing natural forms and transforming them into two-dimensional lines, shapes, and tones on paper or canvas. Mastery of the skills needed to draw the figure, head, and hands with correct proportions can take many years. This lesson will either get you started down that road, or help you get to the next rest stop.

For this lesson, you’ll use the following items from the website that supports this book:

  • Images: Photos in the Figure drawing and Heads folders; Rhoda_brownstudy.jpg

  • Custom palette: Gesture drawing.PAL and Rendering.PAL ...

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