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Expressive Figure Drawing

Learn how to use composition, placement and movement to convey emotion as award-winning artist Richard T. Scott guides you through the design principles behind some of historys most celebrated masterworks. Transform a simple line into an expression of weight, shadow and gravity, and create a compelling visual narrative using gesture, rhythm and repetition. Use triangulation to easily and accurately map proportions as you create a lifelike contour drawing of a plaster cast. Then, use charcoal ...

Cost: $40 Per Course


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Class offers classical drawing techniques that communicate narrative intent and overall mood by developing facial expressions which are in turn reinforced by figure gesture, tonal lighting, and overall pictorial linear composition.


  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Richard Scott
  • Cost: $40 Per Course
  • Institution: Craftsy

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