Over a period of months, I worked on copies of the the first five of the Bargue plates.
Doing them on my own, without guidance, was a challenge at first. But in time, I worked out how to copy them and also learned how to draw sight size in the process.
In a series of blog posts, I detailed my approach and what I learned – about drawing but also about how to effectively copy Bargue plates.
By the time I got to the fifth plate, I’d learned enough about the approach to make a tutorial, in five separate posts. The first is here, the succeeding posts are linked from this one. If you want to see a demonstration of an effective method of copying Bargue plates, this is it:
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