Asaro Head | Planes of the Head Asaro Head | Flickr – Photo Sharing! John Asaro’s Planes of the Head high-res photos – Polycount Forum Face Reference. Documents Similar To Planes of the Head – John Asaro. Master Studies Workbook. Uploaded by. Vinicius Rossi. Reilly Method. Uploaded by. Jose Benito. Sculpting the plane head brings the plane analysis into the realm of reality. This one is by painter and teacher John Asaro, who has a website.

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Many academic instructors have used plane heads as models before going to the live human, because it’s much easier to accurately judge the values and color notes of each plane, compared to the infinitely variegated tones and curving forms of a real face.

April 10th, 1. Classical Realism — a Living Artistic Tradition. Separately, just go to google and type planex Russian academic drawings.

Contact You can write me at: Thank you so much. I can imagine that that might result in drawing the same head, or a close variant of it, every time. There are some rounded forms too. Flower Painting in planfs Wild “The best ‘in the wild’ video yet.

He may well be right. In the text of the Bargue book, Gerald Ackerman describes Bargue as having a foot in both camps, and attributes the success of the Cours de Dessin partly to this. Artists serving that market are in the majority, painters have bills to pay too. I have bought a skull instead, which has been useful for getting to grips with the actual size and head-ness of a head so much bigger than I realised. They also felt a lot better under the pencil.


It takes some practice a lot, in fact to get used to, but it fits like the pieces of a beautiful dream to me, at least. The Real or Ideal.

Planes of the Head – Artist’s Mannequin Head by John Asaro

This head is plsnes Bernini, and I found the exercise interesting enough to try out a few more. Gotta study the less than ideal, too! I think he was referring to what I said, that one side is simpler planes that you’d draw for a more distant view.

Hi Linda, thanks for the comment, some very good points you raised there. Hello, aforementioned forensic artist if Mine was inspired mainly by Loomis and George Bridgman. There was an error submitting your subscription. I also found it difficult working with the planes in the Loomis book and became disheartened, but now feel inspired to try making my own head in a manner of speaking!

Please note New Users will have their posts moderated for a while. If you support this ;lanes, you will feel good and the world will be a better place. The Asaro manual says the one side is for younger and or rounded face, the other is characteristic of an older and or thinner face.

IMHO, these drawings slap Bargue in the face, so to speak…. December 19th, Don’t worry, it happens!


September 11th, asago, Please ensure images are below px and kb. If you can, it’s best to ask art questions in the blog comments.

Feeling the Form – Loomis and the Planes of the Head

A large proportion of the smaller galleries, it seems to me, are selling work to clients who want something to match their sofa. Looks like the makeup artists behind the british sci-fi asado Red Dwarf had Plane Heads in mind when they designed the Android Kryten! Your first value exercise is on its way.

Working from imagination is a useful skill no doubt. A photo of my small Sculpey head. Artists Available for Work!

By the way, David Kassan is an incredible draftsman. I found that I was trying to make my live models fit the planes instead of drawing what was actually there.

At first I thought that looked like a very good way to proceed, very sound. He is planed friend of John Asaro and uses the Asaro head in his teachings. Hi Sharon, I highly recommend you try a bit of sculpture.

Yes, the tiny observations are important, but you should search for why they are there.