Driven by a desire to create art that is both timeless and universal, the human figure has been and will continue to be an endless source of inspiration for me. As a student of nature I have spent many years studying human anatomy, idealized human proportion, and the underlying universal artistic truths necessary for mastering the human form.
Aspiring to create expressive figures that are masterfully rendered has led me through a disciplined study of these varying complexities and intricacies. There have been many aspects of art and the human form that I have struggled with since my days as a young art student. This compilation of drawings is a selection of the many studies and observations that I have made in an attempt to overcome those obstacles.
I hope that the studies which I have included here will help to inspire a kindred spirit who shares the same love that I have for the human form.
Michael M. Hensley