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.
For this drawing, Court used the good ol’ conte charcoal pencil. He talks about the benefits of using charcoal to finish his final sketch and give additional insights on the final sketch process.
Court explains his process for completing a caricature sketch using his abstraction of Christopher Walken.
Court critiques a student rough sketch of Howard Wolowitz from the Big Bang Theory and talks about capturing a likeness when drawing a caricature.