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How to Draw Legs – The Quad Muscles

December 1, 20183 Comments

You can’t draw powerlifters, thunder thighs, or the most super of superheroes without insane quadriceps! Join the Quad Squad and learn how to draw one of the beefiest muscles on the human body.

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3 Random-Ass Tips on Drawing Legs

November 8, 20180 Comments

These 3 tips will help you avoid some of the common mistakes I’m seeing from the leg assignments. So pull up a chair and let’s talk about shading and drawing your muscles like tattoos on the body.

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Butt Muscle Critiques

How to Draw Poses that are THICC – Butt Muscle Critiques

November 1, 20181 Comment

Prepare your butts for the cheekiest critique I’ve ever made. This week I’m looking at all the butts students drew for this assignment and evaluating them on a scale of 1 to THICC. Just kidding! I’m actually going to be helping you guys out by showing you some of the common problems students had with drawing the forms.

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Skull Oil Painting 💀 Still Life from Start to Finish

October 24, 20181 Comment

Pavel Sokov is an oil painter and instructor who focuses on commissioned portraiture and figurative fine art. For this year’s Halloween episode, I asked him if he could film and narrate his process for setting up and painting a still life. To make it extra spooky he chose to paint a skull by candlelight. Enjoy!

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Reacting to YOUR Drawings – Super Art Challenge

October 19, 20181 Comment

In a previous video, I had a bunch of Comic Con artists sketch an art hero or villain from imagination. Well, a bunch of you guys posted your own on instagram under #proko! So the Proko team gathered around to see what you drew 🙂

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How to Mix the RIGHT COLORS with Aaron Westerberg

October 4, 20180 Comments

A little while ago I sat down with renowned painter Aaron Westerberg and talked with him about his color sketches. I just reposted a segment from that video because it really gives you some solid advice about mixing paint and avoiding muddy colors.

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6 Pro Artists Sketch From Imagination

September 27, 20180 Comments

During Comic Con I asked professional artists a bunch of questions, but I also wanted to film them drawing. So, I came up with a challenge for them to sketch heroes and villains based off of art terms that my team and I came up with.

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Leg Quicksketch – Inner Leg Anatomy

September 20, 20180 Comments

Come sit down and join me as I draw a quicksketch example of the inner leg muscles! You’ll see me draw from reference as I discuss and dissect the anatomy.

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Holy Crap! I Can’t Believe I’m Doing This…

September 13, 201815 Comments

New announcement on my youtube channel…

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Adductors - Anatomy and Motion

Adductors – Anatomy and Motion

September 10, 20180 Comments

Now that we’ve learned the surface forms of the inner leg muscles, it’s time to delve deep and look at each individual muscle’s anatomy.

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