Figure Drawing Fundamentals

Course by Stan Prokopenko
Stan Prokopenko
Learn Figure Drawing in an approachable and entertaining way.
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ben
19d
here's day one, love if anyone could give feedback
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John B
Not bad, one thing I notice is you've got some hairy lines. Try to create a single pencil stroke when you're doing the gesture studies.
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dhiraj
Bean and structure excercise
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jecoolern
Heyo! I've been doing some gesture drawing recently and these are the 5-minute ones I did today, can I get some critism/feedback on it? Also should I do shorter length time too? Thanks in advanced!
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gleison
I’m thinking on starting Figure drawing Fundamentas , how do you actually dive your time studying it? Do I stay one week in each module ? Dedicate a few hours a day for a week or something or just go through them
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evales
Hello all. Can anyone help me out here. What is the difference between this course and the Anatomy of the Human Body course? Besides the hefty price tag.
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ez e
3mo
On each class tap the ‘Lessons’ tab & see all of what he’s instructing on. That should help see the difference. It’s immensely different.
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Nikolas Kearns
Hey everyone, really struggling with my gesture drawings would love some constructive criticism :)
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tgsgames
So this is actually one of my measure practices but when I went to post...I couldn't find my reference photo! Oh well, I thought I'd get it up anyways! Some of the internal measurement are off. Gotta be a bit more fastidious with my plumb lines.
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Leo Weng
30s and 3min (misread the instructions…) any and all critiques are welcomed! I did a bit of self critiquing but I not too sure if Im accurate…
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Kedar Chande
its good that your gestures are not as stiff. I'd suggest taking out some time to improve your line quality. practice drawing basic shapes, straight lines,circles, curves, for a session. it'll really enhance your sketches.
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dmartin0522
Hi guys. I recently watched the first two videos of the gesture drawing fundamentals course s couple of times already. I did some 45 seconds and 2 minute poses. I used Quick sketch.com for the poses. The first two images are 45 seconds poses and the rest are 2 minute. Critique is welcome. :)
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Haronnh Fernando Ávila vargas
These look pretty good, but i think you´re still focusing more in the contour of the figures than the real gesture. Think that the gesture is the "directon" of the body parts, also the gesture could be found inside or in the contour of the figure.
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Dima Jurf
Figure study using charcoal pencil and white pastel on A3 toned paper. First attemt on a big scale. Experimenting with different pencils on a toned paper is so much fun, though I need to practice more to achieve better results! Your feedback is much appreciated. Photo ref - IG: @lovero.art
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sally_r_baxter
NIce!
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Thomas Carroll
Is that a naked wamin?
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James Miller
I did some 2-minute and 30-second gestures. I find that I have a hard time getting the proportions right. I'm hoping to get a critique on them so I can improve. I've attached some of the reference pictures I used. Thank you.
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ben
14d
how long have you been practicing, I think they are really good, I'm still a beginner
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Haronnh Fernando Ávila vargas
Don´t worry too much about the proportions, the brain learns them with time and practice. These is a good start, i see you´re finding the center line and simplifying the gesture of the limbs. You´re still focusing on the contour of the figure, so remeber that your focus is on the gesture, the flow and the movement.
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Esteban Yee Jaime
I bought this course and Figure Drawing Fundamentals, what materials should I get before I get started?
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John B
Don't know if you've gotten an answer somewhere else yet, but just some paper and a charcoal pencil is all you need to get started.
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Robert Polkinghorn
Some understanding of gesture and anatomy has made my artwork 150% more disturbing. Great success.
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4bypunk
these are so good...
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jvuozzo
May I ask a question to those who are further along in this course? I am a beginner and am presently attempting gesture. Does the course follow a logical sequence? What I mean, does each new category build on top of the previous? It’s seems landmarks should be earlier, for example.
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Nio
5mo
Yes, each new category builds upon the last. Assignments that are further along will also help with previous assignments. For example studying the Robo-bean may help with understanding the bean better. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFB7deiL-3s&ab_channel=Draftsmem This video explains how to go about learning this course. The answer for the question of if the course follows a logical sequence is indirectly answered at the timestamp: 6:05. I would stick to the structure laid out.
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Mattie/Matt
Is this course worth it and should I get this one first and then do the anatomy course? Also does anyone have any before after pictures they could share? I haven’t seen anyone post theirs. Thanks
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Kedar Chande
yes, this one should be done first. if you do the anatomy first, you'll be too confused, given its complexity and detail. and you'll be thinking about muscles and bones before the basics- structure, gesture, proportions, etc.
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Eric Walker
What model packs should I get?
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Oliver Manlutac
Hi :), Im currently studying the Figure Drawing Fundamentals course. After watching the gesture lecture, I practiced a 1min. and 2mins. quick sketches which were referenced from NMA’s YouTube site (link below). https://youtu.be/NSvq8FaU7vA A critique from you would be very much appreciated :) Thank you :)
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tgsgames
Hey all. I've been working through the figure drawing course. Having a lot of fun. Would love some critique on my RoboBeans! Have a great day and keep those pencils moving!
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tgsgames
I think my biggest issue initially was loosening up especially with gesture, but I think I'm starting to come around! Things definitely go a lot smoother with a relaxed hand.
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Davielle Santos
Hi guys! I am practicing the bean for a month and this came as a result. A feedback or a critique would definitely help. Have a beautiful day y'all<3
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tgsgames
Great volume on these bad bois!
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