A good source of skill for an artist is found in learning to draw the figure well. The challenging of this exercise fast-tracks the development of skills by which an artist is able to observe what they see very accurately and then draw it with accuracy. From this base, an artist is free to deviate in any stylistic direction with the capacity to design good images.
I work towards four ends as I draw the nude: 1. Accuracy of anatomy; 2. Depiction of space and light; 3. Dynamic linework and gesture; and 4. freshness… in technique, approach, and composition.