Drawing Characters in Perspective and with Foreshortening

Robert Marzullo, Online instructor of Figure Drawing and Comic Art

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8 Videos (1h 31m)
    • Intro Video

    • Drawing Characters in Perspective

    • Drawing a Character in a 2 Point Perspective

    • Drawing A Character in a 3 Point Perspective

    • Drawing A Character in a 3 Point Perspective Adding the Details

    • Foreshortening Techniques

    • Foreshortening a Muscular Arm Pose

    • Foreshortening a Muscular Arm Pose

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About This Class


In this class, we will cover various techniques for drawing the body in perspective. You will also learn how to draw the body with foreshortening. These methods are essential to helping you draw more energetic and dynamic poses for your comics or figure drawing.

We will go through individual exercises on drawing the human figure in 1, 2, and 3 Point Perspective. This will allow you to construct the body from various angles.

We will then create an arm pose coming out towards the viewer so that you can learn how to foreshorten the anatomy on the primitive shapes.

These techniques have helped me to better understand the body in perspective and I hope they do the same for you!

Art files are attached to the  Class Project section.

Thank you for your support and good luck with your art! :)

Robert A. Marzullo

Ram Studios Comics


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Mr. Marzullo is a greatly underrated teacher here on Skillshare. All his classes are so well detailed and easy to follow. He has a wealth of knowledge, and though he may be more to-the-point and laid back instead of more quirky and engaging like other teachers, his wisdom cannot be overlooked. I highly recommend giving Mr. Marzullo's classes a watch! I don't think you'll be disappointed! :)





Robert Marzullo

Online instructor of Figure Drawing and Comic Art

I enjoy creating and sharing Video Content of my drawing process. I teach comic book illustration techniques, figure drawing, and digital painting. I use programs such as Adobe Photoshop CC, Clip Studio Paint, and Sketchbook Pro 8.

I am the author/illustrator of the book, "Learn to Draw Action Heroes."

I have been teaching online for over 5 years now and love the ability to connect and teach artists all over the world. It is very exciting and rewarding!

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