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Life Drawing

Life drawing is the act of drawing the human figure from a live (often nude) model. Widely considered an essential component of an artist's education, life drawing trains the simultaneous workings of the eyes, the brain and the hand. Through life drawing, an artist hones his ability to simultaneously and instinctively respond and interpret what his eyes are seeing through his emotions, his intellect and his unique talent. And because the model in life drawing is human, the artist grows in their capacity to appreciate the common thread that ties the spirit specie of Man, and that is, we are all human, and there is only one race, the human race. Ever since the Renaissance, creating life drawings, or life studies, in a life class, has been a large element in the traditional training of artists.



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