Woman in a circle, four arms and legs. watercolor by Frits Ahlefeldt

Woman in a Circle Watercolor

Watercolor By Frits Ahlefeldt

Idea based on Leonardo DaVinci’s Vitruvian man, to sketch up a Vitruvian Woman – first Watercolor sketch 

In around 1490 the Italian genius Leonardo Da Vinci, made a note about the work of Vitruvius, an architect who lived 1500 years earlier.

The Vitruvian Man, Leonardo Da Vinci sketched up a strange four legged and armed man in a circle, to understand the proportions better. A drawing that has since been seen as an icon symbolizing a man taking center stage, and finding perfect, static balance and proportions…

The Virtruvian Man Sketch by Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da vinci Vitruvian Man ( 1490 )

Woman in a circle, four arms and legs. watercolor by Frits Ahlefeldt

First watercolor draft, sketching up idea for a “Vitruvian woman

 

About Frits Ahlefeldt

Founder of Hiking.org - Researching, writing & sketching up thoughts, understandings and ideas for a sustainable future, connecting thrive, trails, places and technology

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