The proportions of the human figure

The proportions used in figure drawing are: The average person, is generally 7-and-a-half heads tall (including the head). The ideal figure, used when aiming for an impression of nobility or grace, is drawn at 8 heads tall. The heroic figure, used in the heroic for the depiction of gods and superheroes, is eight-and-a-half heads tall (beware of creating a 'pinhead!') Mo...
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Whats up in the Wednesday class…

  30 Colour Mixing Tips For Artists How to Mix Colours When Painting Here, we are concerned not with the theory of colour, but rather its practice: that is, how to combine pigments in order to obtain the required hues, or tints/shades of a particular hue. Even so, a knowledge of the colour wheel, along with an understanding of the difference between primary, seconda...
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Mission possible! Day one with Leonie.e.Brown at Angala Boutique Hotel in Franschoek

Day one is here and going strong. Each student has chosen a picture and has started painting using leonie's unique secret technique.  At this point we doing the basic bottom layering.  
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