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Long Poses in Charcoal – Part 2: Rajiv, Bridget & Barry with Steve Huston

Long Poses in Charcoal – Part 2: Rajiv, Bridget & Barry
The Masterful Steve Huston Pushes Charcoal with Ease

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Steve Huston
Human Figure
Charcoal, Pencil
1h 13m 38s
Long Poses in Charcoal

Steve Huston will share with you his techniques for preparing materials, mark-making, and rendering a finish, all while explaining his thought processes! In this lesson, three different models pose for Steve. He chooses a body part or region that catches his eye and then demonstrates his approach to long pose charcoal drawings. He draws Rajiv’s forearm, Bridget’s back, and Barry’s thigh, head, and hand.

Steve Huston is an internationally renowned painter and draftsman. Huston was born and raised in Alaska. He studied at Pasadena’s Art Center College of Design, while working construction each summer to pay his tuition. Even before graduating with his BFA, Huston began illustrating for such clients as Caesar’s Palace, MGM, Paramount Pictures and Universal Studios among others. Huston began teaching life drawing and painting, composition and anatomy; first at his alma mater, then at the Disney, Warner Brothers, and Dreamworks Studios. He began his career as a fine artist in 1995, winning top prizes at the California Art Club Gold Medal Show that year and the following. Huston continues exhibiting his work widely.


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