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How to draw a standing figure of a man, using a Bargue plate - no image

How to draw a standing figure of a man, using a Bargue plate

Today, we’re going to look at how to capture a pose by using a 15 block mannequin and simplifying it into 15 governing movements. What we’re going to look at is how to capture movement of a figure by using these 15 blocks which incorporate the head, the rib cape, the pelvic block; the arms […]

Realistic Figure Drawing – How to Capture a Seated Pose - no image

Realistic Figure Drawing – How to Capture a Seated Pose

In this video we’re going to look at the 15 block mannequin. Previously, we did a standing pose figuring out contrapposto; figuring out how the blocks move on that figure and eventually simplifying it into a 10-14 gesture construct which captures the pose; captures proportion and captures gesture, giving you a good foundation to then […]

How to Draw a Child’s Head Using a Cast – Full - no image

How to Draw a Child’s Head Using a Cast – Full

Using a cast model and one light source, begin by blocking in the larger shapes, otherwise known as the “Construct”. -Look for large proportions, structure and location of elements. Keep it big. Keep it simple -Use overlap to suggest forms going back and forms getting forward. -Try to see the abstract, simple, geometric shapes. -Keep […]

How to Draw a Child’s Head Using a Cast - no image

How to Draw a Child’s Head Using a Cast

-Using a cast model and one light source, begin by blocking in the larger shapes, otherwise known as the “Construct”. -Look for large proportions, structure and location of elements. Keep it big. Keep it simple -Use overlap to suggest forms going back and forms getting forward. -Try to see the abstract, simple, geometric shapes. -Keep […]