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Steve Huston demonstrates his charcoal drawing technique on one of his most famous subjects: the boxer. Steve will take you through each step of his drawing process, from the initial lay-in to the finished presentation drawing in full value range. Materials Conté Crayon –  Black Alphacolor Char-Kole Square Alphacolor Soft Pastel – White Blending Stumps […]

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Steve Huston demonstrates his charcoal drawing technique on a female reclining figure. Steve will take you through each step of his process, starting with a light lay in using a stump loaded with charcoal powder all the way to finishing touches. Materials Conté Crayon –  Black Alphacolor Char-Kole Square Alphacolor Soft Pastel – White Blending […]

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Erik Olson deliberates more varied and complex examples of drawing objects using reference planes, reference points, intersecting planes, shapes, and surfaces meeting with seams. A simple scene with a blimp, an archway, and a 1940’s type racecar is related to the cone of vision. Materials 45-45-90 Transparent Triangle Ruler 30-60-90 Transparent Triangle Ruler Alvin Pro-Matic […]

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Erik Olson continues creating more complex curved objects and related reference planes and points to achieve correct perspective diminishment and foreshortening with these side to side symmetrical objects. Methods of intersecting objects and surfaces together are introduced. Materials 45-45-90 Transparent Triangle Ruler 30-60-90 Transparent Triangle Ruler Alvin Pro-Matic Lead Holder – 2H Lead Alvin Rotary […]

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Erik Olson introduces the concept of side-to-side symmetrical drawing and referencing, an especially useful approach for man-made objects. Eric draws various arches, curved patterns, multiple levels of basic curved shapes, and simple bridges. Materials 45-45-90 Transparent Triangle Ruler 30-60-90 Transparent Triangle Ruler Alvin Pro-Matic Lead Holder – 2H Lead Alvin Rotary Lead Pointer T-Square Ruler […]

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