The “Woman Crouching” by Egon Schiele. This drawing is a 70 x 100 artwork pencil drawing on a durable vellum paper, 1918. His artworks were known for distorted nude and semi-nude drawings that transpires eroticism and suffering. Schiele was sometime imprisoned due to immortality and during his arrest he was able to create a number of drawings and watercolors that really showcased his artistry. “He was able to produce around 3,500 artworks during his lifetime (1890 – 1918)”2.
The first point to compare is the aerial or the atmospheric perspective of the two images. Image number one showcases great distinctive intrusion as it transpires better depth than image number two. It gives beating of contrast and element as it draws farther in view which illustrates its depth and illusion of space. “The partial overlapping of one object from the other also brings about heightened emphasis and greater perspective to the image which supersedes its focus and identity”3. The shades, shadow, brightness and texture bring in life to the first image than the image number two.
Thus for the point of foreshortening, image #2 is better than image #1. It appears that the objects emerge compacted which therefore takes in an effect on its perspective that lives out distortion as what has mostly seen in the works of the artist in image number two. “Consequently, it makes the foreshortening of the image to be an artistic medium that brings about volume and dimension”4. It has successfully executed drama and emphasized greater space. The first picture emphasizes depth while image number two alleviates it artistry through the volume and dimension of the picture.
Lastly is the value of the drawing. The aim is to make your drawing realistic. In this case, image #1 was able to create value to the drawing through shading and focus between areas. “Building up the bare surroundings and lightly shading the focus areas is the approach given to this