Superman's sense of space

Developing your X-ray vision!

This is a good lesson in how to make sense of the shapes in a still life.  It is amazing how easy it is to forget the shape of an object when it is hidden or obscured by another.  Half a bottle might not even meet the other half properly because we all get very involved in different parts of our drawing without looking at the drawing as a whole.  It's useful to imagine you have X-ray eyes so you get the proportions of each object correct.

The example shown is simple and white to demonstrate the idea more clearly.

An example by one of my students from a drawing class

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