In this new series, figure drawing instructor, Karl Gnass, will show you how to draw an entire figure through his five crucial stages: Gesture, Formulation, Anatomy, Light and Tone, and Aesthetics. In this lesson, Karl will show you “how to tell a story” through gesture. He will then describe how to establish the feeling of the pose as well as showing you how to draw through and around the forms.
Conté Crayon – Sanguine
Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencil – Indianthrene Blue
Thanks for the video. First thought was: Because from other gesture methodes I am used more C,S and i curves, I thought that looks like an extended stickfigure. But I think with that type of gesture and the 8 heads of the body you get all on the paper very quick. My questions are:
How do you get so expressive lines? What warm up should I make? I am drawing digital on wacom tablet or ipad tablet.
How do you get the proportion of the torso right? do make some kind of meassurement or triangulation?