Adding your own style
So why bother with life drawing when we can simply trace photos? Well, the main reason is that we are artists who started out with the love of drawing, not rendering. Constantly drawing the figure frees us to rekindle that flame and express movement within our oil and digital paintings. Here’s my finished art sitting proudly on the cover, drawn with gestural lines and underpinned with anatomical knowledge. It all adds up to artistic freedom born from the life-drawing studio!