Author Archive for Stan Prokopenko
Artist, teacher, and web developer.
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.
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 🙂
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.
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.
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.