Write a 750- to 1,050-word paper that explains how Raphael used
drawing as part of his process for painting The Alba Madonna.
Imagine that you have been asked to describe how the artist Raphael used
drawings to prepare for the more sophisticated and unforgiving mode of
painting. Answer the following questions:
What materials were needed for
What materials were needed for Raphael’s
How do the elements of
Raphael’s drawings come together to form the final composition?
Why do you think Raphael drew
What did Raphael intend to
convey through his painting?
How was his intended meaning
successfully conveyed through the painting?
Do you consider drawing to be
as important an art form as painting? Explain your answer.