Draw from the Inside Out

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Drawing the Figure in Space

flys eye view

Class notes from Drawing the Figure in Space with Elizabeth Rupprecht, SAIC, 1991

Mark Tobey drawing diagram of a fly flying around the studio – what’s behind you is as important as the rest. Fly’s eye view.

1. Cezanne drew from inside out

2. Yin/yang – figure/ground.

3. Color – reacts against what’s behind it.

Go back to the back wall – pull planes forward towards you.

View a gallery of drawings made in this way from this class.