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Detailed Look at the Reilly Method

February 23, 20170 Comments
Frank Reilly, Glenn Orbik, Fred Fixler
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In the most basic terms, an “abstract” sketch is a simplified drawing representing a physical object or person. Only the essential shapes are drawn, either with lines or blocks of color.

Some artists make abstraction the final goal in their art. But I look at abstraction as just one tool along the way in my drawing process. It’s a means to an end, not the end product itself. Abstracting a subject, like a bowl of fruit or a person, can help you break down the seemingly complex forms into their simple constituent pieces. But if an abstraction… watch this video

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