Figure Drawing Fundamentals

Course by Stan Prokopenko
Lessons
57 Lessons
Skill Level
All Skill Levels
Views
20M
Duration
16h 46m

Description

This course is approachable enough for beginners and detailed enough for advanced artists. My philosophy is to teach timeless concepts in an approachable entertaining way. I believe that when you are having fun, you learn better. I take pride in producing high quality videos that you will enjoy watching and re-watching.

This premium video course includes extended versions of free videos, many examples of each lesson and critique videos.

This course contains nudity. Premium videos are uncensored. Beware of private parts.

What you will learn

1Gesture
One of the most important concepts to drawing the figure. Gesture is the rhythm, motion, action, flow, and posture of the pose.
2The Bean
An effective tool for identifying and drawing the tilting, leaning, twisting, and foreshortening of the body.
3Landmarks
Know the areas where the bone is at the surface. Landmarks are used to find forms and to measure proportion
4Mannequinization
Give your drawings volume and perspective by using mannequinization to help invent poses from your imagination.
5Robo Bean
Create a representation of the body with boxes to help find its orientation and use it to visualize it as a 3D form.
6Proportions & Measuring
Learn how to use Dr. Paul Richer’s scientific system of measuring an average person and apply it to your own work.
7Shading
Use highlights, halftones, core shadows and more to make objects feel 3 dimensional. Identify specific elements of light and apply it to the form.
8Practice & Patience
Develop a drawing schedule and stay motivated. Knowing how to actually draw this stuff helps with… well, drawing this stuff!

Premium Benefits

Extended Lessons
Premium videos will be longer, covering more information about the topic. You’ll get to see more examples and demonstrations.
Assignments
A variety of exercises to help you practice what you've learned. After you do the assignments, you can post them in the community for feedback and see what other students are posting.
Assignment Demonstrations
The instructor includes demonstrations that show how to do an assignment or how to use the information taught in the lessons. Most of us are visual learners (we’re artists!), so hearing it explained is not enough. We have to see it many times.
Downloads
Includes content that the student can download to any personal device for offline viewing.
Money Back Guarantee
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