Introducing “Anatomy of the Human Body for Artists”.. In this video I’m gonna give you an overview of the course. Why we study anatomy, what you’ll learn from this course, and what’s in the premium version of the course.
Hey guys, feels really good to be back. My hand is feeling better, I got married, and I have 2 quick announcements. First, I’ve started the Anatomy Course Pre-sale. If you know you’re going to go premium with it, you can get it now at a discount. As you probably guessed, if there’s a pre-sale, [...]
Today I have a critique for the Shading lesson and generally summing up all the figure lessons. Amit Shirole submitted two drawings. He did such a great job with this exercise, I think he’s a good example for everyone else and maybe an inspiration to do the same thing.
In this 2.5 hour demo, I take you through my whole process of a figure drawing. Start with carefully measuring basic shapes to find the proportions and composition. From the basic shapes, construct the anatomical forms as we learned in the mannequinization lesson. Then prepare for shading by mapping in the shadows…
In order to effectively shade form, you first need to understand the form you’re shading. In the structure video I talked about the basic building blocks of form – spheres, cylinders and boxes. Organic forms found in nature, like humans, animals and trees could and should be constructed from these simple forms to capture the character of the subject.