Byzantine Iconography: Drawing the Face 1: Introduction to Line, Rhythm and Drawing the Face

Julia Hayes, Byzantine Iconography Tutorials

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4 Lessons (29m)
    • 1. 1.1. Introduction

    • 2. 1.2. Line and Rhythm in the Byzantine Icon

    • 3. 1.3. The Face in Full Frontal Pose

    • 4. 1.4. The Face in Dynamic Frontal Pose


About This Class

This is the first in a series of iconography tutorials where we will study drawing the face in a variety of different poses. In this tutorial you will be introduced to the importance of line and rhythm in Byzantine Iconography and will learn to draw the face in the full frontal and dynamic frontal poses.

These drawing tutorials are aimed at beginners and intermediate level iconographers.