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Week 9: Drawing Costumed Figures with Charles Hu

Week 9: Drawing Costumed Figures
Study the Fundamentals of Dynamic Sketching Learn how to construct fabric and apply that to drawing costumed figures

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Charles Hu
Drawing Exercises, Human Figure, Light & Color, Sketching
Gouache, Pastel Pencil, Pen
2h 24m 41s

In week nine, instructor Charles Hu will walk you through how to construct fabric and help you apply that to drawing costumed figures. You will learn to combine gesture, shape, and structure with support and gravity, two significant components for drawing drapery.

Throughout this course, you’ll have access to the NMA community for feedback and critiques to improve your work as you progress.

The following companion reference albums are available for premium members:
Costume and Drapery Albums

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