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Figure Drawing with Virtual Models: Getting the Most Out of Poser® Figure Artist™ by Les Pardew

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Pathways

Sometimes, rather than a single focal point in a picture, the artist might want to have a series of focal points connected by pathways. A pathway is usually a linear or value pictorial element that connects one focal point to another. Strong pathways help keep the viewer involved in your drawing. Figure 6.48 shows an example taken from Michelangelo’s work on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel that shows a good use of creating a pathway for the viewer.

Figure 6.48. A strong pathway keeps the viewer involved in the picture. Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY.

Figure 6.49 shows the picture with lines indicating the pathways that Michelangelo ...

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