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Reilly Method Figure Drawing Week 2 | Standing Pose: Second Session with Mark Westermoe

Reilly Method Figure Drawing Week 2 | Standing Pose: Second Session
An Academic Approach to Drawing the Figure Continue to develop your drawing by adding value

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Mark Westermoe
Drawing, Entertainment Design
Human Figure
1h 54m 7s
Reilly Method Figure Drawing

We are pleased to share with you a 10-week long class brought to you by Art Mentors! In this class, legendary illustrator Mark Westermoe teaches figure drawing using the Reilly Method. Students will learn how to lay-in the figure, how to simplify and design the anatomy, and how to use light, shadow, and edge control to create 3-dimensional form in their drawings. In this second lesson, Mark continues to work with the lay-in he developed in the previous class. He will show you how to follow a procedure that breaks the drawing into different stages, including: outline, separation of light and shadow, modeling of the planes, and highlights and accents.


  • Smooth Newsprint Paper
  • General’s Charcoal Pencil
  • Conté Charcoal Pencil
  • Kneaded Eraser

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