Michelangelo Drawings showing how he worked

Michelangelo at Age 12 copying

Old man's face

Doni Madona

Unninished Madona in red, white, and black chalks. This drawing really shows how he worked He would sketch it and indicate shadow areas were. He would then add in the white highlight The1n he would work the reds and blacks over the white. He would also make corrections to the original outlines. But 95% of the time the first line was correct.

Beckoning youth

Entombment, Unfinished Painting

Mary Magdalen in his unfinished Entombment