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In this highly anticipated lesson, Erik Olson tackles the challenging subject of Three Point Perspective, elucidating the difference between one, two, and three point perspective. Building upon prior lessons, and with an understanding of vanishing points, measuring points, station points, and centers of vision, you will learn to construct scenes with “bird’s eye” and “worm’s […]
In this series, instructor Chris Legaspi shows you how to use Adobe Photoshop as an artist. In the fifth lesson of the series, Chris shows you how to create your own compositions using custom brushes and thumbnail frames. He goes over the gradient, paint bucket, marquee, hue/saturation, and vector shape tools. Follow along to understand […]
In this series, master artist Steve Huston brings you his highly-anticipated advanced head drawing lessons. This second lesson in the series will cover the often subtle differences between the head and facial features of males and females. Steve begins at the lecture board, utilizing a set of skulls to elucidate the structural changes in head […]
In this lesson, veteran NMA Instructor Erik Olson shows you that an understanding of perspective benefits not only the construction of scenes with buildings and large objects, but also of the figure itself. As you move toward learning 3-Point Perspective, it’s important that you’re able to place your figures in realistic perspective. Using a mental […]
In this series, instructor Chris Legaspi will share with you various ways to render your drawings, using a variety of different materials. Chris uses his approachable, thorough teaching style to make the often-intimidating rendering stage accessible to artists of all levels. In this fifth lesson of the series, Chris will show you some simple rendering […]
Charles demonstrates how achieving a likeness in your portraits relies on matching the big shapes of the head.
In this series, artist Danny Galieote tackles a challenging topic that everyone eventually faces: how to find your personal voice as an artist. Danny will cover his various influences throughout his artistic career and explains how they helped shape his personal style. In this fourth and final lesson, Danny looks at the work of Venetian […]
In this lesson, Rey Bustos looks at the work of master artists throughout history and analyzes their anatomical decision making. He illustrates how an understanding of anatomy gives the artist creative liberty to accentuate, edit, or hide parts of the human figure. Knowing the underlying structure of the human body makes drawing from figure models […]
In this Lesson, Master Artist Steve Huston draws from the New Masters Academy model reference library using permanent marker, fountain pen, and pencil. He stresses the importance of quick sketching as a means of practice with 1, 2, 5, and 10-minute drawing sessions. CLICK HERE to find the same reference images that Steve used. […]
In this video lesson, we are pleased to bring you recordings from an NMA Workshop with Bill Perkins from February 2014. In this workshop, Bill tackles the intimidating and complex subject of building one’s own personal style. In this second part, Bill goes further into the fundamentals covered in Part 1. He will begin with […]
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