On this leading edge information, grasp artwork trainer William Maughan demonstrates find out how to create a sensible human likeness by means of the usage of the vintage and extremely correct modeling methodology of chiaroscuro (Italian for “mild and darkish”) advanced by means of Leonardo da Vinci all through the Top Renaissance.

Maughan first introduces readers to the fundamentals of this centuries-antique methodology, appearing find out how to examine shape, mild, and shadow; use darkish pencil, white pencil, and toned paper to create a whole vary of values; use the weather of layout to toughen a likeness; and seize a sitter’s gestures and proportions. He then demonstrates, step-by-step, how to attract every facial characteristic, advance visible consciousness, and render the top in colour with cushy pastels.