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Drawing Plaster Casts with Mark Westermoe

Drawing Plaster Casts
Introduction to Plaster Cast Drawing Use proportions and shadow shapes to draw the face

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Instructor
Mark Westermoe
Subjects
Drawing
Topics
Head & Portrait
Mediums
Charcoal Pencil, Conté
Duration
1h 15m 10s

In this lesson, master illustrator Mark Westermoe will show you how to start a plaster cast drawing. You will learn to use the lay-in drawing to describe the forms of the face. Mark will introduce you to several sculptures to study and take inspiration from. Practicing on a plaster cast is a great way to improve your sense of value, light, and form.

This lesson belongs to the course Drawing Foundations II. This course is designed to empower new students with a structured approach to learning how to draw. Join instructors Bill Perkins, John Asaro, and Mark Westermoe as you learn the fundamentals of figure and cast drawing, understand values, study major and minor keys, and take the first look at the landscape drawing genre. After completing this course, you will develop a solid foundation in drawing any subject matter.

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