My Bargue plate copy is all finished and I'm so happy with the results. After locating the terminators and darkening the shadows it was time to draw the contours (shown below). This was a great step for getting more connected to the actual shape — hills and valleys — of the arm I was drawing.
Now I need to decide if I want to:
- do a series of 4-step drawings from life to get more practice locating the shadow terminators
- get a plaster cast to draw
- start with the oil painting lessons