Category Archives: Sketch

Dante and Virgil in Hell by Bouguereau

Dante and Virgil in the Hell is a oil painting on canvas by French academic painter Bouguereau in 1850. In his paintings he often used themes of mythology, allegory and love, with peace and idealization. Unlike his regular artworks, Dante and … Continue reading

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The creation background of The Raft of the Medusa

The Raft of the Medusa was based on the real historical event. In July 1816, the captain Shomare who was born noble was utterly ignorant of sailing knowledge, but he was designated by the French government to drive the Raft … Continue reading

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What is the perspective and overlapping shapes of sketch?

Perspective shape One, because our angles are different from the angle that the object places, any object we saw has the perspective relationship. Because of the changes of perspective, the shape we see is a perspective form and the side … Continue reading

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How to draw the perspective of symmetrical shape in the sketch?

Various changes in any symmetric shape must be through the midline to observe its physique. The importance of this Law is: One, in the perspective of symmetrical shape change, in the observation and painting must be through the center line … Continue reading

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