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Lower Leg Premium Assignment examples

January 15, 20200 Comments

Last time I showed you how to draw the lower legs. Check them out in more detail!

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Drawing the Lower Leg like a Pro –

January 15, 20200 Comments

We got more detailed content for the lower leg muscles!

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Shading and Design Tips for Figure Drawing – Calf Critiques

January 9, 20202 Comments

I give my thoughts on a couple calf assignment drawings submitted to the Anatomy for Artists course. I’ll give you two tricks for shading and one for shape design of muscles vs tendons. The first is a way to simplify shading. An easy template to use as a starting point. My second tip has to do with looking at the shading subtleties that a couple pro artists use and incorporating that within your work.

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Drawing Characters from Multiple Angles – Peter Han Demo Part 2

December 20, 20190 Comments

Peter Han continues his Lightbox Demo with a second drawing! He talks about what it takes to grow as an artist, avoiding burnout, constructing volumes, and the importance of staying positive. If you missed his first demo or his answers during the asking pros series go check that out.

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Training Yourself to Draw From Imagination – Peter Han

December 19, 20191 Comment

Peter Han is an incredible artist, instructor and the author behind the well known art book “Dynamic Bible”. He joined us at the Proko booth during this year’s Lightbox Expo to record a few demos. In part 1 he talks about training to draw from imagination while drawing a dwarf and hog. He’ll take you through the thought process behind constructing a fantasy character while explaining line work and adding shadows with ink.

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Sketching and Shading the Lower Leg – Anterolateral Assignment

December 18, 20190 Comments

Drawing one of the assignment examples from the lower leg anatomy lesson. I show the process of establishing gesture, identifying the anatomical forms, and refining and shading the drawing.

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Season FINALE Part 2 – Draftsmen S1E29

December 17, 20190 Comments

It’s the Draftsmen Season 1 Finale Part 2! Marshall and Stan continue going through youtube comments from the past episodes of Draftsmen. It is the last of the responses to the relevant discussions that artists posted under each episode.

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How to Draw like Kim Jung Gi

December 16, 20190 Comments

In my last interview with Kim Jung Gi, I tried to figure out who he is, and why he’s so good. In this episode, I’m going to dive deeper. I’m going to analyze his methods, his techniques, and his process… I’m going to figure out HOW he draws. If you’re interested in drawing like Kim […]

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Drawing with the FORCE Method – Mike Mattesi

December 15, 20190 Comments

Mike Mattesi, the author behind the Force Method books, draws a few gesture examples while explaining his process.

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Animal Character Design with Davids Doodles

December 14, 20190 Comments

Davids Doodles drew some awesome demos for us at Lightbox Expo, and now they’re here for you to watch! David’s worked for Cartoon Network, Disney, Sony Pictures Animation, and a bunch more studios and he’ll be showing us how he draws animals from imagination. His designs are strong and his characters are cool, some come check out the video.

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