The IKEA HISTORISK Sketch book

IKEA HISTORISK Sketch book

They not only have furniture I often use the HISTORISK Sketch book from IKEA for it has a slightly tinted and smooth paper, which I like very much. IKEA has them in two sizes (20 x 15 cm and 14 x 10 cm). They come in different cover colors and have nice ink illustrations on the front and …

Read moreThe IKEA HISTORISK Sketch book

Yvon’s Méthode de Dessin

Darren Rousar – author of the book ‘Cast Drawing – Using the sight Size Approach‘ which I read before I approached my cast drawing of the female bust has found a little treasure and he wants to share it with you. It’s ‘Méthode de Dessin’ by Adolphe Yvon which has been printed in the 19th …

Read moreYvon’s Méthode de Dessin

Video: Cast drawing ‘Ear’

I’ve made a video for my website www.cast-drawing.com It’s a cast drawing of the ear plaster cast that I am offering in my shop and which is the best selling product of them (besides the skull). You can also see this ear in a drawing by Heather – I wrote about it here. Another cast …

Read moreVideo: Cast drawing ‘Ear’

Mannequins as nude models

Learning human anatomy is an important part of the study in classical art. Drawing a nude model not only teaches you skills in patient rendering but also anatomy. In the Academy you work on one single nude drawing for up to 6 weeks with a total of  ~50-60 hours ending up super realistic. See here a …

Read moreMannequins as nude models