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Dealing With Extreme Foreshortening with Glenn Vilppu

Dealing With Extreme Foreshortening
Learn to Handle Foreshortening Glenn will demonstrate how to handle extreme foreshortening, using Peter Paul Rubens as an example

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Glenn Vilppu
Drawing, Figure
Colored Pencil, Conté Pencil, Toned Paper
43m 27s

In this video lesson, world-famous artist and instructor Glenn Vilppu analyzes a drawing by Peter Paul Rubens in order to demonstrate how to handle extreme foreshortening. You will learn how to use overlaps and clear connecting volumes in addition to rendering techniques to create convincing foreshortening in your drawings. Glenn will also demonstrate other drawing techniques from the Rubens original which can be applied to your own work.



  • Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencil – Black
  • Conté a Paris Drawing Pencil – White
  • Toned Paper
Intermediate / Advanced

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