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Graphite Pencil Demo – Tips on Drawing and Shading Hands

May 26, 20170 Comments

I’ll show you how to draw a Spider-Man hand pose with lots of tips on the drawing process and shading.

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How to Draw HANDS – Details for Realistic Hands!

May 19, 20170 Comments

In this lesson you’ll learn about how fingernails can define perspective, how skin folds can create realism and enhance the gesture, and how the fat pads can react to a hand’s movements.

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Designing Your Drawings to Look COOL – Final Sketch Caricature Critique

May 4, 20170 Comments

Court critiques a student’s final sketch of Tommy Lee Jones and explains how he designs eyes to get a finished look and get the “cool factor”.

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Color Study – Sunset Plein Air

April 27, 20175 Comments

My process for practicing color when painting landscapes outdoors.

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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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Stan Prokopenko, George Lucas, Betty Grable Caricature

Narrated Body Sketches – Caricature Examples

April 20, 20170 Comments

Get access to premium narrated demos on how to caricature children, voluptuous women, doughy middle-aged men, muscular men, skinny people, elderly people, and Prokopenko people!

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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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