Creative Process: ART ESSENTIALS series/ Gesture/ Drawing passionate gestures

Jennifer Moorhead, Artist, Art Professor, Entrepreneur

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8 Videos (54m)
    • Introduction

      2:54
    • What is gesture?

      4:30
    • Gestures

      6:59
    • Mass gestures

      10:05
    • Active gestures

      11:48
    • Progressive gestures

      8:25
    • Creative process/ Visceral

      6:43
    • Final thoughts

      2:26

About This Class

Creative Process: Art Essentials is a "stand-alone" series of learning the basic skills of Fine Art.

This fine art class is designed for the beginner who wants to learn one of the most important drawing basics which is gesture. Gesture drawing expresses the "feeling of movement" by using passionate flowing lines to describe what you are seeing. Not only will you learn gesture but mass, active, and progressive gestures. Hand and eye coordination skills are formed in the process of drawing these linear gestures. You will learn to draw in a way that is natural and intuitive.

This class is fast paced with quick and easy "follow along" drawing exercises.  It's really an amazing class and you will be rewarded to see your drawing skills improve! Watch your own style develop. Join in on the fun!

  Art skills you will learn to:

  • Improve line quality
  • Draw passionate gestures
  • Draw from observation 
  • Exercises in "really looking" at what you see 
  • Create expressive lines
  • Develop artistic understanding of art
  • Coordinate hand and eye skills 

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Jennifer's explanations and examples are terrific and I enjoyed practicising drawing with her. I think anyone that wants to try drawing or improve their practice woud benefit from this class. I'll be coming back to this one; it's a good foundation for regular practice.
Ann-Marie Yee

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Jennifer Moorhead

Artist, Art Professor, Entrepreneur


Hello, I'm Jennifer Moorhead

I want to 'open the door' for you to learn the important art essentials and creative process that I have taught in college for over 35 years. I teach you with the same passion for art that I taught in college. I want you to understand the essential basics of art which have not changed for centuries...maybe the tools have... but are just as important to know today.

My classes are 'hands-on' to experience the phys...

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