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Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide

Master figure drawing as you learn classical techniques for rendering from live models! With Watwoods guidance, youll progress from a simple block-in sketch to a gestural drawing to a polished piece with depth and dimension. Learn how to set up and light a live model, and how to use graphite pencil and simple angles to create an accurate outline for any figure. Add life-like energy as you incorporate gestural lines, then carve out the form with hatching, shading and highlighting techniques. A...

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Master figure drawing as you learn classical techniques for rendering from live models! With Watwoods guidance, youll progress from a simple block-in sketch to a gestural drawing to a polished piece with depth and dimension. Learn how to set up and light a live model, and how to use graphite pencil and simple angles to create an accurate outline for any figure. Add life-like energy as you incorporate gestural lines, then carve out the form with hatching, shading and highlighting techniques. As a bonus, Watwood will show you how to create custom toned papers to add a unique touch to your work. Learn the fundamental skill set behind successful figure drawing, and recreate the human form with confidence!

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  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Patricia Watwood
  • Institution: Craftsy

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