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Week 1: Blocking In with Leo Mancini-Hresko

Week 1: Blocking In
Mastering Portrait Drawing in Sight-Size Method Learn to set up your working space and create the initial drawing

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Leo Mancini-Hresko
Drawing Exercises, Head & Portrait
Chalk, Charcoal
1h 12m 42s

In week one, instructor Leo Mancini-Hresko will show you how to create a portrait drawing of a live model using the sight-size method. Here, you will focus on the blocking-in stage. Leo will teach you how to set up your working space, measure, and create the initial drawing. You will also learn to establish the first tonal pass to the shadows.

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