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SKULLS 1168465419yerLuL.jpgand Portraits

We will be doing a drawing using the skull as an image or point of departure. Study the skulls below. Learn them, memorize them, answer their questions, sketch them and do sketches.
Following this, we will be adding flesh to the bone and do a portrait.

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Yes, we have the ability to move.
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Portraits Proportions bu Leonardo Da Vinci
Study these proportions. Copies or redraw them but please learn them as, we will be doing a portraits. It takes study and practice to do portraits and a lot of looking. Check down below you anime guys!

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The proportions of the skull are the same as for a portrait.
Note go to the proportions page to see further examples.
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In cartooning the porportions can be and should be exaggerated for effect.

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details of eyes,ears mouth and nose are the defining feature of a human portrait.

And finally, the lovely Paula Zahn, Ace reporter and Sunday Arts correspondent for the Metropolitan Museum. Cool!
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Notice the use of perspective used in drawing this skull. The frontal view looks correct but the quarter view doesn't look so correct. I know why. Do oyu? email me for extra credit and tell me what you think.


Some one tried to draw Mona's skull.??????
Boy-With-Skull.jpg Boy with Skull. Cezanne did many paintings of skulls.andy-warhol-skull.jpg
Pop Art, Andy Warhol
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A painting with lushious Paint lines and colour.
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Picasso Still Life Picasso was known as the Bull, El Toro

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Boots, very expensive, custom I do believe.

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Hans Holbien, The Ambassadors, anamorphic perspective of a skull leaving the viewer with a message about who they are viewing.
SuperStock_262-1859.jpg Georgia O Keefe No message actually, Well I may be wrong. What do you think? email me for extra credit. Vanitas-Still-Life-with-a-Tulip,-Skull-and-Hour-Glass.jpg Vanitasthumb_d49087527a.jpg
See the skull? Get the message?
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Max Beckman or Roualt. You find out then compare the styles of both painters. Why the black lines?

Below some drawings of skulls that I think are really exiting.

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Damien Hirst, one of the richest artists around. This is his Jeweled Skull.
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Dutch Is there a message?
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Using the skull as an image. The skull is a magic image. It can portray many attitudes or messages. Why did pirates use them? Why is it that today they still scare us?
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An early Cezanne
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