Studying Figure drawing for all it's worth - Andrew Loomis

Join 500,000+ artists on ConceptArt.Org.

Its' free and it takes less than 10 seconds!

Join the #1 Art Workshop - LevelUpJoin Premium Art Workshop

Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Posts
    3
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post

    Studying Figure drawing for all it's worth - Andrew Loomis

    Hi folks,
    I am studying the book of Andrew Loomis figure drawing for all it's worth, I live in Brazil.
    I have a question. I can not understand what he means on page 16 at the end of the second paragraph:
    "It has taken me a lifetime to realize that. So before we talk at all about drawing, it is important to sell you strongly on yourself, to plant that urge so definitely in your consciousness that you – must know at once that most of it comes from the other end of your pencil rather than the business end". (the section in red).
    Could someone please explain me to understand this.

    Thank you.

    maxximus5000@hotmail.com

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  


  2. Hide this ad by registering as a member
  3. #2
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    London
    Posts
    10,119
    Thanks
    3,478
    Thanked 5,451 Times in 3,663 Posts
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  4. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Haifa, Israel
    Posts
    4,018
    Thanks
    2,331
    Thanked 2,290 Times in 1,402 Posts
    He means that the crucial things in drawing happen in your head, not on paper.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  5. #4
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Australia
    Posts
    559
    Thanks
    91
    Thanked 173 Times in 111 Posts
    I thought he meant the eraser end

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  6. #5
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Toronto, Ontario
    Posts
    1,314
    Thanks
    14
    Thanked 442 Times in 309 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by fireblade View Post
    I thought he meant the eraser end
    It all depends on where you stick your pencil, and how far you push it in...

    Grinnikend door het leven...
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

Members who have read this thread: 10

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •