People have been drawing people for at least the past 17,000 years. That is approximately when the first known image of a human, a crude stick figure with a bird head/mask, was chalked onto a wall deep in Lascaux cave in southwestern France. Older drawings, like those found to the east in Chauvet cave date back 30,000 years and depict animals, the focus and mainstay of prehistoric life. As man slowly gained power over the world around him and developed a sense of self, he began to depict his own image, and there... More >>>