Because I can’t be with you in person, I’ve included this section to show you how to correct yourself. In my 25 years of teaching, I’ve seen four basic categories of mistakes that prevent a drawing from appearing realistic: negative space inaccuracies, overmodeling, outline issues, and tonal problems. This section will show four versions of our model Karolina (drawn accurately below), demonstrating each mistake. Refer to the accurate drawing below as you examine the mistakes on the following pages.


Karolina Rosinska, one day, life-size

The Four Perils of Karolina

Negative Space Inaccuracies This artist draws details well but ...

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