I thought I'd answer this question in a journal entry. I think it's an excellent question
" Hey i have a quick question. i struggle right now with gesture and volume. for example, if i lay in a good or fairly decent gesture i cant find the volume of the masses im trying to draw. on the other hand, if i try to do a volume base lay in i cant seem to get the energy of the gesture. have you ever run into this problem if so what tips could you provided if you had the time? "
First, I'd like to say that the best way to address drawing issues is to resolve them one at a time. Gesture is a very abstract word when it comes to drawing. I ask students in class what they think gesture is and I'll get several different answers, and technically they're all correct. So let me clarify the term first so that you know what I'm talking about. When I use the word gesture, it means connections and relationships. ( I go more in depth into this in class )
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