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Reilly Method Figure Drawing Week 3 | Standing Pose: Final Session with Mark Westermoe

Reilly Method Figure Drawing Week 3 | Standing Pose: Final Session
An Academic Approach to Drawing the Figure Finish your first long drawing by adding darker values and halftones

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Mark Westermoe
Drawing, Entertainment Arts
Human Figure
Charcoal, Pencil
1h 43m 45s
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 third lesson, Mark finishes up the final stages of his figure drawing. He will introduce half-tones, and will show you how to soften your edges using a paper stump. Mark will also show examples of completed drawings from his portfolio, as well as give a lecture on proportions of the body.


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