42 How to Study Anatomy
by Dan Gheno
Knowledge of the human body can be an
invaluable tool for artists—as long as the study of
anatomy is approached in the right way.
58 Drawing Fundamentals: Contours
by Jon deMartin
The contour—also called the outer shape—is key to
realistically drawing any figure, and it is affected by
the numerous curves that exist within natural forms.
70 Drawing Workshop: Renaissance Materials
by Austin R. Williams
In several recent workshops, Virginia artist Rob
Liberace taught students tools of the Old Masters,
such as red-chalk drawing and écorché. His
lessons stressed the importance of identifying
shadow areas, varying strokes, and expressing a
78 Simple by Design
by Kenneth J. Procter
Simplicity is a strategy that artists can use in
many ways to add depth and complexity to their
88 Rendering Hoaxes & Hijinks
by Courtney Jordan
Ethan Murrow draws characters in situations that
defy reality and sound judgment in an effort to
push his artistry as both fact and fiction.
96 Coming in...