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IMAGINARY figures

Picture this: you want to draw a figure. An exciting composition comes to mind, so you grab a pencil, or a piece of charcoal, and... nothing looks right. Do you recognise that feeling? Figures are one of the biggest challenges to draw from one’s imagination, yet also one of the most fascinating.

Many great artists of the past have studied the structure of the human body and used it as a reference in their work. For instance, one remarkable story goes that Michelangelo had to take cover inside a secret chamber in the Sistine Chapel for about two months to hide from the Medici family. To occupy his

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