Seated Man and Mistake Rectified by Parallel Lines

I couldn’t draw myself out of the error I made with the tilt of the man’s head, in the drawing below. But I could, with shading. At first I drew the head with the chin jutting out. In fact, it was tucked in. I darkened the line of the correctly-drawn chin, but I had to […]

Miscalculation of Max Headroom

When one draws blind (that is, without looking at the paper), occasionally one misjudges. The sketch below is an example of such a miscalculation. I began with the jacket draped over the back of the chair. The torso and upper leg are in correct proportion with each other. The distance from knee to shoe is […]