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Figure Drawing: The Spirit of the Pose | Part 1: Intro and Theory with Karl Gnass

Figure Drawing: The Spirit of the Pose | Part 1: Intro and Theory
Master a Dynamic Approach to Drawing the Figure Karl Gnass will introduce you to a self-teaching method for figure drawing

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Karl Gnass
Human Figure
Colored Pencil, Conté, Pastel
2h 29m 22s
The Spirit of the Pose

In this new series, figure drawing instructor, Karl Gnass, will show you how to draw an entire figure through his five crucial stages: Gesture, Formulation, Anatomy, Light and Tone, and Aesthetics. In this lesson, Karl will give you an overview of these five stages. He will then elaborate on the three initial stages to achieve a solid foundation for your drawing. Karl will share with you his in-depth theories of how to construct your figure drawings.


  • Conté Crayon – Sanguine
  • Digital Tablet
  • Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencil – Indianthrene Blue
  • CarbOthello Pencil – Prussian Blue
  • Faber-Castell Pitt Pastel Pencil – Black
  • Seth Cole Heavy Ledger Paper
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