chapter  13
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The concentration of the body

When thinking about the kind of concentration required for making the free drawings I remembered reading:

‘It is no good at all to look at the model as if he were a jug, and try to draw him as such. Having looked at the model and having understood his movement as well as possible, you must then place your subconscious self in the same position. In your own imaginative muscles you must be able to feel the strains of the model’s pose.’