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Making Extreme Artistic Choices – Caricature Critiques

November 30, 20170 Comments

When it comes to drawing caricatures, knowing how to push your exaggerations to the extreme can really help you with design choices in your piece. In this critique, we’ll use a student’s caricature of Elijah Wood to talk about the importance of pushing your third caricature sketch to the limits.

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Finger Drawing Mistakes You’re Making – Hand Critiques

October 27, 20170 Comments

We’re back for Part 2 of the Hand Critiques. This time I want to help you improve the way you’re drawing fingers. I’ll go over a few things that will help you make your fingers more expressive, dynamic and 3D. I’ll show you how to avoid 2 common mistakes – snowman and sausage fingers.

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What Everyone Gets Wrong Drawing Hands – Hand Critiques

October 19, 20170 Comments

Going through all your hand assignments, I noticed most of them have one main issue. They lack structure. Constructing the hand from basic forms and following the primary – secondary – tertiary hierarchy resolves many other issues. It helps to draw the hand accurately from imagination, attach the fingers correctly to the palm, keep things in perspective, and even helps to shade. I’ll also show you how a focus on structure doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice gesture.

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Why you Should Learn Color and Structure – Checklist Critiques

September 21, 20170 Comments

This student critique builds upon the previous lesson on using checklists to caricature a subject. For this lesson, the critique is broken up into two parts. The first goes over the dangers of sampling colors from photos to replicate a subject. The second goes over the abstraction process and fixing some of the structural errors of a caricature using a checklist.

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3 Tips for Better Anatomy Shading – Forearm Critiques

August 31, 20170 Comments

In this critique video I’ll give you 3 tips that can easily improve your shading. I noticed a lot of students are attempting to shade their anatomy studies, but are making some similar mistakes

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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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How to Study Bridgman – Student Anatomy Critique

April 5, 20172 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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Avoiding Symmetry when Drawing Triceps – Anatomy Critique

March 29, 20170 Comments

There’s a few common mistakes I noticed with most of the triceps assignments you guys submitted. One of them was symmetry, which I’ll discuss in this video.

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Growing as an Artist – Steve Huston Interview

March 24, 20175 Comments

In his interview, Steve Huston talks about how to grow as an artist, how to develop a unique style, how to find what calls to you, and much more.

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Drawing Cross Contour and Anatomy – Biceps Critique

March 17, 20170 Comments

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.

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