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life drawing


the act of drawing the human figure from a living model


Life drawing is considered an essential component of an artist's education.

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  • I like to share in the dumb delights of birds and animals, to feel my life drawing its sap from roots deep in the soil of Nature.

    More Trivia Logan Pearsall Smith
  • Nay; sorrow was swallowed up in the life drawing nigh to restore every good and lovely thing a hundredfold!

    Lilith George MacDonald
  • It is life drawing nigh to life, person to person, the human to human, that conquers death.

    Weighed and Wanting George MacDonald

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