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Plaster Casts for Cast Drawing

The student´s next step in a classical atelier after having done a couple of Bargue drawings is the cast drawing. These most often are anatomical plaster casts. Plaster is white so there is no color distracting the student. He is able to see the form better while looking at a monochrome reference.

The term cast drawing from plaster casts is applied to the rendering, in pencil, crayon, or charcoal, of drawings of solid objects usually modelled in plaster of Paris for this purpose. Drawings of objects of this character represent a third dimension—that of depth or thickness. Geometrically speaking, a straight line represents length, but neither breadth nor thickness. The drawing of a surface, such as a leaf or ornamental panel, represents length and breadth but not thickness, but the drawing of a solid object involves the representation of this third dimension.

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