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Sheldon Borenstein Life Drawing Demonstrations 1 with Sheldon Borenstein

Sheldon Borenstein Life Drawing Demonstrations 1
See a Master's Approach to Gesture Drawing Sheldon will guide you through his approach to gesture drawing using a variety of mediums

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Sheldon Borenstein
Drawing, Figure
Ballpoint Pen, Charcoal stick, Fountain Pen, Marker, Paper, Water Brush
3h 5m 53s

Our Daily Life Drawing Sessions are free timed reference videos that allows artists to practice figure drawing from images of life models. We’ve taken this popular resource and put a new twist on them — demonstrations from your New Masters Academy instructors! In this installment, instructor Sheldon Borenstein draws along with you, working from Daily Life Drawing Sessions 1 through 5. Sheldon works with an array of different tools, including brush pens, pastel pencils, markers, and fountain pens, demonstrating how the fundamentals of gesture and structure apply equally from medium to medium. To maximize your learning experience, we encourage you to work from the drawings sessions yourself first so that you can compare your drawing decisions with those of Sheldon.


  • Pentel Pocket Brush Pen
  • Copic Marker – Cool Grey #3
  • Seth Cole Ledger Paper
  • Kuretake Zig Letter Pen Refill
  • Strathmore 500 Series Charcoal Paper – Pottery Green
  • Faber-Castell Pitt Pastel Pencil – White, Burnt Umber and Venetian Red
  • Kuretake Disposable Pocket Double-Sided Brush Pen
  • Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencil – Alizarin Crimson
  • Niji Water Brush
  • Waterman 100 Fountain Pen
  • Lamy Safari Fountain Pen
  • General’s Charcoal Pencil
  • Memory Brush Pen
  • Tombow Dual Brush Pens
  • Pentel Sign Pen – Fine
  • Kuretake Disposable Pocket Brush Pen – Fine
  • Handmade Lead Holders
  • Mazurka Handmade Ballpoint Pen

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