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How to Draw a Fist – Hand Drawing Example

April 21, 20170 Comments

In this video I demonstrate how to draw a hand in a fist. This is an example for the lesson on Hand Muscles.

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How to Draw Hands – Muscle Anatomy of the Hand

April 14, 20170 Comments

There’s three large muscle groups in the hand that every artist should know. Knowing the anatomy of the hand will make it much easier to draw hands from any angle and any pose.

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Drawing Hands with Steve Huston

April 7, 20172 Comments

Steve Huston shows us how he draws dynamic and expressive hands.

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Emma Watson Caricature – Abstraction Critique

April 6, 20170 Comments

Court critiques a student abstraction of Emma Watson and talks about using the Reilly Method while drawing a caricature.

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How to Study Bridgman – Student Anatomy Critique

April 5, 20170 Comments

Once you learn how to study Bridgman, his teaching becomes priceless. In this lesson, I talk about how to study Bridgman.

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How to Draw Perfect Hands Every Time

April 1, 20172 Comments

Many people consider hands to be super hard to draw, but they’re actually pretty simple (if you know what you’re doing). In this extremely detailed anatomy lesson you’ll learn how to add hands to your figures…

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Avoiding Symmetry when Drawing Triceps – Anatomy Critique

March 29, 20170 Comments

There’s a few common mistakes I noticed with most of the triceps assignments you guys submitted. One of them was symmetry, which I’ll discuss in this video.

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Growing as an Artist – Steve Huston Interview

March 24, 20174 Comments

In his interview, Steve Huston talks about how to grow as an artist, how to develop a unique style, how to find what calls to you, and much more.

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Drawing Cross Contour and Anatomy – Biceps Critique

March 17, 20170 Comments

Using cross contour lines to show the form of a muscle is a great way to study anatomy. But many newer students draw arbitrary curves without understanding the form they’re representing. I’ll use this biceps critique to show you my approach to solving cross contour.

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Drawing Dynamic Anatomy – Deltoid Critique

March 10, 20170 Comments

When we study anatomy, we’re focused so much on structure, we tend to forget about gesture. I’ll show you how to hit that balance and draw dynamic anatomy in this critique.

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