Constructive Figure Drawing

Join renowned artist Steve Huston as he teaches you figure drawing based on the critical concepts of gesture and structure. Steve will assume that you have no training with the figure and build up your skill step-by-step with many examples and assignments to help you learn. You will learn how to make strong artistic statements and to visualize the forms of your figures in three-dimensional space.

15 Lessons 44h 18m 22s of videos

Level 1

Beginning Figure Drawing represents the culmination of decades of instruction to studios and professionals around the world where Steve has honed his teaching philosophy down to a fun and efficient experience. This is Part 2 of the series, check out Part 1 here! Despite his impressive bona fides, Steve specializes in making complex information easy […]
Beginning Figure Drawing represents the culmination of decades of instruction to studios and professionals around the world where Steve has honed his teaching philosophy down to a fun and efficient experience. This is Part 3 of the series, check out Part 2 here! Despite his impressive bona fides, Steve specializes in making complex information easy […]
In this highly in-depth lesson, master artist Steve Huston shares with you his approach to tackle an area of the human body commonly found to be difficult to draw: the hands. Steve begins the lesson with a lecture, covering the characteristics of every part of the hand including the wrist, thumb, fingers, fingernails, as well […]

Level 2

Level 3

Steve Huston demonstrates his charcoal drawing technique on one of his most famous subjects: the boxer. Steve will take you through each step of his drawing process, from the initial lay-in to the finished presentation drawing in full value range. Materials Conté Crayon –  Black Alphacolor Char-Kole Square Alphacolor Soft Pastel – White Blending Stumps […]
Steve Huston demonstrates his charcoal drawing technique on a female reclining figure. Steve will take you through each step of his process, starting with a light lay in using a stump loaded with charcoal powder all the way to finishing touches. Materials Conté Crayon –  Black Alphacolor Char-Kole Square Alphacolor Soft Pastel – White Blending […]