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Refining Your Plaster Cast Drawing with Mark Westermoe

Refining Your Plaster Cast Drawing
Complete Your Plaster Cast Drawing Bring life to your drawing by adding shadows and halftones

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Mark Westermoe
Head & Portrait
Charcoal Pencil, Conté
1h 56m 18s

In this lesson, master illustrator Mark Westermoe will show you how to take a plaster cast drawing to completion. You will begin by laying down a flat mid-tone to establish the shadow shapes. Then, you will use your knowledge of value and form to add the final touches to your drawing.

This lesson belongs to the course Drawing Foundations II. This course is designed to empower new students with a structured approach to learning how to draw. Join instructors Bill Perkins, John Asaro, and Mark Westermoe as you learn the fundamentals of figure and cast drawing, understand values, study major and minor keys, and take the first look at the landscape drawing genre. After completing this course, you will develop a solid foundation in drawing any subject matter.

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