Drawing exercises: figure drawing with simple shapes

Milan Glozić, Painter, illustrator, Designer

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8 Lessons (50m)
    • 1. Introduction to the class

      2:05
    • 2. Materials and 3 things to know before you start

      3:54
    • 3. Holding a pencil

      3:42
    • 4. Examples

      6:46
    • 5. Live drawing of a horse

      12:08
    • 6. Time lapse drawing of a big cat

      4:11
    • 7. Drawing of a human body

      13:22
    • 8. Wrap up

      4:08

Project Description

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Drawing on paper can be an amazing experience. In this class I'll show you how to exercise to become better at this craft. From introducing you to 3 basic principles of drawing to hand postures and finally the actual drawing, I’ll provide you with helpful tips for better understanding of shapes and lines.

This class is suited for all levels of knowledge and creativity.

ASSIGNMENT

Your assignment is to create:

Drawing exercise. Follow this video course and make the exercise to better understand how to draw the figures of both people and animals. Time spent doing this can become most valuable time you can invest into your knowledge and creativity! And it`s fun!

DELIVERABLE

Here are the deliverables to share in the project gallery for feedback:

drawing exercise 
shots of work in progress
finished sketches 

You don´t have to scan the finished piece, you can also take a picture with your phone and upload it. If you are scanning it, remember to do it at 600 dpi so you can use it for bigger things later.

RESOURCES 

Free Timed Figure Model Reference

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