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A Beginner’s Guide to Figure Drawing with Sheldon Borenstein

A Beginner’s Guide to Figure Drawing
Learn the Fundamentals of Drawing the Figure Sheldon will guide you through the basics of life drawing

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Sheldon Borenstein
Drawing, Figure
Colored Pencil, Paper, Pastel Pencil, Pen
2h 31m 18s

In this video lesson New Masters Academy instructor Sheldon Borenstein gives you an introduction the complex and ancient subject of representing the human figure in art. You will learn how to work from the live model, which landmarks and major characteristics to watch out for as well as a clear, step-by-step process for the execution of the figure drawing.


  • Prismacolor Charcoal Pencil
  • Pitt Pastel Pencil – White, Black, Blue and Sanguine
  • Conté Charcoal Pencil
  • Pelikan 300 Series Fountain Pen
  • Water Brush
  • Prismacolor Colored Pencil – Scarlet Lake
  • Ballpoint Pen
  • Drawing Paper

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