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The Fundamentals of Light & Shadow with a Sphere with Iliya Mirochnik

The Fundamentals of Light & Shadow with a Sphere
Learn the Fundamentals of Observational Drawing How to use light and shadow in your drawings of spherical objects

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Instructor
Iliya Mirochnik
Subjects
Drawing
Topics
Composition, Drawing Exercises, Still life
Mediums
Paper, Paper Stump, Pencil
Duration
1h 6m 51s

In the lesson, instructor Iliya Mirochnik will teach you how to apply the principles of light and shadow to a spherical object. He will discuss the effective ways to render a terminator line. This lesson will better your understanding of light theory, including the use of light, shadow, half-tones, terminator line, cast shadows, and highlight.

This lesson belongs to the course Foundations of Observational Drawing. In this 8-week course, Iliya Mirochnik will share with you his knowledge of the Russian Drawing Approach; a technique that has remained nearly unaltered in Russia for over 250 years. It is an excellent tool for learning the fundamentals of observation, construction, and light theory. With the help of Iliya’s intuitive assignments, 3D models, and reference images, this course will give you a strong drawing foundation. The skills you gain from this course will benefit you through your artistic career.

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