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The Gesture & Movement of Drapery with Glenn Vilppu

The Gesture & Movement of Drapery
Learn to Draw Clothing and Fabric Glenn will guide you through the basics of drawing drapery from reference and imagination

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Instructor
Glenn Vilppu
Subjects
Drawing
Topics
Human Figure
Mediums
Colored Pencil, Paper, Pastel, Pen, Pencil, Water Brush
Duration
2h 24m 15s

In this lesson:

In this final installment of the How to Draw the Costumed Figure course, world-renowned draftsman Glenn Vilppu break downs the essentials for drawing more gestural drapery and clothing. You will learn the seven major folds as well as approaches for simplifying drapery and showing the form beneath in the case of clothing, as well as how different weights of fabrics behave differently.

Materials

  • Cretacolor Fine Art Pastel Pencil – Dark Sanguine
  • CarbOthello Pencil – Black
  • Prismacolor Turqoise Drawing Pencil – 2B
  • Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencil – Sanguine and black
  • Namiki Pilot Falcom Fountain Pen
  • Water-Soluble Writing Ink Cartridges
  • Waterbrush

In this course:

Learn how to draw the costume and props from reference or from imagination in this immense course by three senior New Masters Academy instructors – Disney art director Bill Perkins, film and game character designer and figure painter Charles Hu, and internationally renowned draftsman Glenn Vilppu. Drawing from live models and photo references, as well as master drawings of the past, you will learn to capture expression, performance, emotion and weighting of the pose as well as shapes and rhythms created by the costume folds. Bill Perkins teach you the action analysis study developed in Walt Disney Studios for animators. Charles Hu will demonstrate how to directly sketch costumed figure using many different media and how to apply language to your drawing. With Glenn Vilppu you will learn the seven major folds as well as approaches for using drapery to push the gesture of the pose and showing the form beneath in the case of clothing, as well as how different weights of fabrics behave differently.

This course is perfect for fine artists, entertainment designers, illustrators, comic & anime artists, and animators, as well as portrait painters or for anyone who wants to draw or paint drapery from observation or imagination.

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