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Constructing the Male Torso in Two Colors with Glenn Vilppu

Constructing the Male Torso in Two Colors
Master the Torso! Learn how to construct the male torso accurately, using a variety of materials

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Glenn Vilppu
Anatomy, Drawing, Figure
Colored Pencil, Kneaded Eraser, Paper Stump, Sanding Pad
47m 35s

In this video lesson, world-famous artist and instructor Glenn Vilppu takes you through the process of constructing an anatomically sound drawing of the male torso. You will learn how to begin the drawing by laying in a tone with a stump and then drawing into that with sanguine and black Polychromos pencils. You will also learn how to pick out the lighter values with a kneaded eraser to create a realistic and subtle effect in your drawings.



  • Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencil – Sanguine, Black
  • Kneaded Eraser
  • Paper Stump
  • Sanding Pad
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