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Reilly Method Figure Drawing: Week 1 | History and Technique with Mark Westermoe

Reilly Method Figure Drawing: Week 1 | History and Technique
An Academic Approach to Drawing the Figure Illustrator Mark Westermoe will guide you through the Reilly Method

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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 lesson, Mark introduces the history of the Reilly Method, talks about why this approach is valuable, and demonstrates the technique with a drawing using the attached image as reference.
Materials

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