Beginner Figure Drawing - Drawing The Head Part 1 - Intermediate Structures

JW Learning, Drawing the Body, Head and Hands

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10 Lessons (42m)
    • 1. Lesson 5 Trailer

      0:30
    • 2. Skull and Face Structures

      6:56
    • 3. Gestures and Proportions

      9:36
    • 4. Neck Transition

      3:24
    • 5. Boxier Structures

      2:58
    • 6. Forehead and Cheekbone Structures

      5:07
    • 7. Nose Structure

      3:54
    • 8. Demonstration - Profile

      4:33
    • 9. Demonstration - Front

      4:06
    • 10. Assignment and Part 2 Preview

      1:11
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Once completing the lecture part of the video watch the demonstration videos.  Feel free to draw along with the demo, or alternatively, watch the demonstration first, then draw along with it.  The same images will be in the Lesson Notes if you wish to practice in your own time. Additional images of the head from different positions will be included, if you wish to attempt those trickier perspective give it a shot, but more of that will be covered in Part 2. Transcript of the lesson is attached. 

Continue with Part 2 - Positioning of the Head and then Part 3 - Facial Features

• Review and Study the Lecture videos
• Work on developing the Intermediate Structures
• Draw with the demo / Draw the reference images
• Additional Images in the Lesson Notes
• Feel free to challenge yourself with different positions

Continue learning with the follow up lessons: 

Full Head Drawing Series:
Constructing the Head Part 1
Constructing the Head Part 2
Constructing the Head Part 3

Figure Drawing Series:
Lesson 1 - Gesture and Construction
Lesson 2 - Dynamic Forms
Lesson 3 - Construction of the Body Parts
Lesson 4 - Proportions  

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