Friday, 6 January 2017

Gottfried Bammes and drawing the human figure

Diana Hand Figures sketches from Muybridge (January 2017)
Learning about shapes and movement from Gottfried Bammes - a great way to gain a flexible and useful basic knowledge of how the human body is shaped and how it works.  

My desk in the workshop

 HERE (below)  IS A PAGE OF SKETCHES BY HENRY MOORE, showing how he was thinking about the anatomical structure of the body in movement.

Henry Moore   Drawings of miners

 The movement drawings are different from the more considered study (below)

Diana Hand  Drawing of life model

Diana Hand  Preliminary drawing for painting on canvas (January 2017)

Diana Hand  Final painting of above (detail)

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