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How to Draw Arms Back View – Triceps Anatomy for Artists

January 12, 20170 Comments

Have you ever looked at the back of the arm… and just thought, “What the hell, man?”
The triceps muscle is a monster. It’s all one muscle, but there’s 4 distinct parts to it, and you need to know them all. Once you learn the pattern of the three heads and the cool tendon, they’re easy and fun to play with.

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I Draw ROSSDRAWS – Caricature Collab

December 23, 20160 Comments

Watch me go from thumbnail sketch to finished piece in my collab video with RossDraws.

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How to Paint a Dog Portrait – Helping Animal Shelters

December 22, 20160 Comments

I painted a portrait of an overlooked dog at the shelter as an incentive for people to adopt it. The new parents get to keep the painting.

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Court Jones Q&A Extravaganza! – Proko Live

December 14, 20160 Comments

Watch Court draw some quick sketch caricatures out of Skelly, a pug, Santa and yours truly. Court also answers a bunch of questions.

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*Awkward* Drawings with a Mouse and Q&A

December 13, 20160 Comments

Live stream answering your questions and trying to draw with a mouse… I think USSR propoganda Winnie the Pooh was my favorite. Enjoy.

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How to Draw Arms – Biceps Assignment Example

December 8, 20160 Comments

This drawing demonstration shows you how to draw the anatomical forms of the biceps. We’ll focus on establishing the gesture, then capturing the foreshortening of the arm and adding the details of the biceps.

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Drawing a Comic Strip – Adventures of Wall-E and Eva

December 7, 20164 Comments

Interested in drawing comics? Learn about my process for layout, character design, inking and coloring in my latest vlog.

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How to Draw a Hand Turkey – Thanksgiving Sketch

November 23, 20164 Comments

It’s Thanksgiving time! Celebrate by learning how to draw hand turkey! Grab your pencil, paper and 5 fingers and let’s get started!

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How to Draw Biceps – Upper Arm Anatomy for Artists

November 22, 20162 Comments

The biceps look rounder when your hands are palm-up – but why? Learn how to the draw the biceps and brachialis in this lesson!

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Drawing Hands in Perspective – Hand Bone Critiques

November 17, 20160 Comments

In this video I’m going to focus on perspective when drawing the forms of the hand bones. I’ll show you how simplifying the phalanges into boxes gives us an easier way to construct the hands. Let’s get started!

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