Re: Essence and Development
With no intent to curtail direction, my question was to the retention of vitality present in a sketch- be that in two or three dimensions... not a difficulty in translating drafting to rendering in the round. (Actually, my movement from plans on paper to sculpting has, thus far, only blossomed design.) (Andrew got that.)
It's that energy of expression and vitality that can be killed in refinement that I was speaking to; I'm sure we can all point to a technically skilled sculptor who's work is 'anatomically correct'- yet completely dead. I wonder if any of ya'll have a strategy for guarding against this travesty- or is this just an aspect of truly being able to see, understand, and represent that is developed (or not)? If it is just a mater of development, what would one best be mindful of?