Basics of Russian Academic Drawing

11 Lessons
Skill Level
All Skill Levels
2h 49m
English, Russian

In this course, I'll show some basic Russian academic art techniques that I've learned over the years through my studies at the Vladivostok Art College and the Ilya Repin St. Petersburg State Academic Institute for Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. With each lesson you will unveil a step of my process as I work on a realistic portrait drawing from start to finish. I'll explain every step along the way so that you can use them in your own art. From tinting, to sketching, and rendering individual parts of the face, this course will offer new ways to look at it all.

The entire course consists of 5 lessons with each focusing on specific steps of my process. There is both an English and Russian version for each lesson.

What you will learn
1Establishing Masses of Light and Shadow
For the method of drawing outlined in this course, understanding and establishing masses of light and shadow on your subject's face is key.
2Effective Practice Techniques
Any artist will tell you that continued practice garners results. In this course, you'll learn effective ways to continue to practice the concepts you'll learn.
3What Makes a Drawing Good
Learn what features characterize a good academic drawing: what works, what doesn't work, and how to utilize what does work in your own art.
Premium Benefits
Exclusive Content
Only premium students get to watch the majority of instruction contained in this course. Little to no free content is provided.
Step by Step Process
Watch step by step video demos from start to finish with educational commentary from the instructor. Most of us are visual learners (we’re artists!), so reading about it or hearing it explained is not enough. We have to see it!
Includes content that the student can download to any personal device for offline viewing.
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