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Charles takes on the difficult task of drawing expressions. He emphasizes the importance of internalizing the expression that your model is showing, given that he or she will naturally relax their face throughout even a short pose. He teaches you to feel the stretch and pinch of various parts of the face and head to find rhythms and opportunities to exaggerate or modify your drawing.
Charles will demonstrate the three-dimensional structure of the eyes, nose, mouth, and ears and provide simplified concepts to help you understand how to draw them.
Charles demonstrates how achieving a likeness in your portraits relies on matching the big shapes of the head.
In this series, artist Danny Galieote tackles a challenging topic that everyone eventually faces: how to find your personal voice as an artist. Danny will cover his various influences throughout his artistic career and explains how they helped shape his personal style. In this fourth and final lesson, Danny looks at the work of Venetian […]
In this series, artist Danny Galieote tackles a challenging topic that everyone eventually faces: how to find your personal voice as an artist. This third lesson in the series will cover Danny’s inspirations when it comes to exaggeration of figures and creating a three-dimensional quality. He will begin with an analysis of artists such as […]
Learn Charles’ approach to dealing with light and shadow in your head drawings. Charles will do several demonstrations from photo reference, which you can find embedded on this page for your own use.
In this video lesson, we are excited to share with you a past online workshop with master artist, Steve Huston. In this two day workshop, Steve utilizes his thorough teaching style to help you build a basic skill set in figure drawing. In this first part, Steve will cover the main ideas behind his approach, […]
Learn Charles’ approach to skull structure, and how knowing this information will help you to define features of the face in your drawings. Charles will do several demonstrations from photo reference, which you can find embedded on this page for your own use.
In this series, figure drawing instructor, Karl Gnass, will show you how to draw an entire figure through his five crucial stages: Gesture, Formulation, Anatomy, Light and Tone, and Aesthetics. In this fifth lesson of the series, Karl will share with you the next step: Light and Tone. Karl will begin with a lecture on […]
Learn Charles’ methods for finding the correct proportions of the head and features of the face. Charles will do several demonstrations, both from imagination and photo reference, and will conclude the lesson by giving you an assignment to help you practice what you’ve learned.
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