Paul Cadmus was a fantastic draftsman, his artworks are a perfect example of the Florentine Structural Method, that he used to create gorgeous drawings of the human figure in incredible variety of poses: foreshortened, sitting, standing, at rest in action, and many portraits that capture expressions, beauty and mood of the sitter.
This session of “Drawing with…” is dedicated to this great modern Master, that kept alive and developed and re-proposed in modern key, a 500 years old drawing method that spans back to the Renaissance and is one of the fundamental drawing methods that any artist would enjoy and benefit from practicing.
Charcoal, red (sanguine) and white chalk, pencils (HB-B), pen and black ink, a couple of round watercolor brushes (#2 and #8 will do), good quality drawing paper, I like Stonehenge Legion paper pads in white or “colors”, an assortment of lightly toned paper, 11”by 14”.
You can also use any paper you like or you are used to, but make sure it can withstand a light ink wash if needed. You will also need eraser and pencil sharpener.
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Roberto Osti teaches figure drawing and human anatomy for artists at the New York Academy of Art and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Formally trained as a medical illustrator before becoming a fine artist, Osti has contributed his work to many science and art publications. His paintings have been exhibited in galleries in Europe and the United States. He is the author of Basic Human Anatomy (2016), an art instruction best seller and classic reference book. His latest book , Dynamic Human Anatomy has been released in March 2021.