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How to Properly Apply the Spirit Animal – Caricature Critiques

March 16, 20180 Comments

There was a variety of problems students had, but in this critique, we’ll focus on what you should focus on exaggerating from a spirit animal when drawing your caricature.

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😱 What Have We Done? My Worst Drawing Ever?!?

March 15, 20180 Comments

After doing a master study of a Sargent painting at the San Diego Museum, Cesar and I decided to draw it again from memory… Blindfolded… Very interesting experience. Your college art teacher would be proud.

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Studying the Masters Premium Examples

March 12, 20180 Comments

Sign up for premium and get caricature lessons inspired by the works of master caricature artists Jan Op De Beeck, David O’Keefe, Anthony Geoffroy, Maria Picasso i Piquer, Thierry Coquelet, and Sabastian Krüger.

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How Artists Grow Over Time (ft. Cesar Santos)

March 8, 20182 Comments

Cesar Santos and I visit the San Diego Museum of Art to talk about what artists know now that some of the Old Masters didn’t. We also sit down to do a master study drawing of a Sargent painting!

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Sketchbook Tour with Cesar Santos – How to Become a Living Master

March 1, 20181 Comment

Cesar Santos is an artist who isn’t afraid to blend different art philosophies together. His work reflects both classical and modern interpretations juxtaposed within one painting. Get an inside look into his sketchbook and have your mind blown by the quality of the work in his sketchbooks.

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How to Draw the Knee Lesson

How to Draw the Knee

February 28, 20180 Comments

If you’re a Premium Member of the Anatomy Course – View the Demo We’ve learned about the femur, the tibia, and the fibula (and briefly covered the patella). Let’s step back and give our attention to how these bones come together to form the largest joint in the body: the knee. Special guest instructor Marshall […]

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Studying Master Artist Anthony Geoffroy

February 22, 20180 Comments

In the last lesson we learned why it’s a good idea to try and copy from other master artists. In this video, we examine master painter and famous caricature artist Anthony Geoffroy. The first part focuses on trying to copy his style from his Robert De Niro Painting. We’ll look at what traits are more specific to his body of work while also trying to copy one of his caricatures. In the second part, Court applies that style to create a new caricature using Ben Stiller as his subject.

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Painting Flesh Tones – Tiling Method

February 8, 20182 Comments

Aaron Westerberg shows how he mixes flesh tones and uses the tiling method to paint the face. Flesh tones are usually misunderstood as a specific range of peaches and browns. But it’s unique to every painting depending on the environment and light. Greens and purples are skin tones too!

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Developing Your Style by Studying the Masters

February 2, 20180 Comments

One of the top questions artists ask us is how they can develop their own unique style. Besides experimentation and a lot of practice, one of the ways to figure out your own style is by studying from artists you admire. In this lesson, we’ll focus on studying a piece from Sebastian Krüger and try to copy one of his caricatures.

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Fixing your Mistakes – Blade Runner Caricature Critiques

January 26, 20181 Comment

Court explains how you can fix your caricature mistakes while sketching Mackenzie Davis and Ana de Armas.

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