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Drawing from Imagination – Tips on Improving Visual Memory

February 21, 20172 Comments

So many of you have been asking for help on drawing from your imagination. In this live demo, I’ll give you tips on creativity and show you drawing games you can play to improve your visual memory.

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Drawing the Forearms

Drawing Forearms – Anatomy of the Extensors

February 16, 20170 Comments

In this premium lesson I go into detail about the anatomy of the extensors. You’ll also learn more on how to draw their forms.

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Ladies Night Livestream – Drawing Caricatures of Women

February 14, 20170 Comments

Happy Valentines Day to all the ladies out there. As promised, here’s a replay of Court Jones’ livestream from the 12 Days of Proko. He draws caricatures of women and answer your questions. The livestream includes drawings of Daisy Ridley, Gal Gadot, Beyonce, Rihanna, Michelle Obama, and Hillary Clinton. Get some popcorn and enjoy da ladies 🙂

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Drawing and Shading Forearms – Arm Anatomy Demo

February 9, 20170 Comments

To make the crazy forearms easier to draw, I start by simplifying them into the 3 major groups. Then I’ll break them up into the individual muscles and develop the forms with some shading.

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How To Draw Forearms – Arm Anatomy for Artists

February 2, 20172 Comments

The 3 muscle groups of the forearm each have their own unique form. Learning their anatomy will help you design awesomely dynamic arms. I’ll explain more in-depth in the lesson.

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How to Draw Arms – Triceps Assignment Example

January 18, 20170 Comments

In this assignment example I’ll show you how to sketch the back of the arm. I’ll start with the gesture to keep it dynamic. Then I’ll construct the forms using a balance of straights and curves while making sure to get the asymmetry of the arm.

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How to Draw Triceps – Arm 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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