Tuesday, 14 February 2012
In honour of Valentine’s Day, I thought I would discuss my above sketch, Lovers and the shared contour lines. The lines aren’t as delicate as drawn as I needed to make them more visible with Photoshop for a computer image. The contour line of the back of the male’s head and neck is shared with the right side of the head and face of the female. This shared line adds intimacy to the two portraits. Matisse used this technique in many of his drawings.
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Posted by Arlene Babad, artist at 04:05