Figure Drawing - Comprehensive Guide to Expressive Life Drawing

Arleesha Yetzer, Watercolor Illustrator & YouTube Artist

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9 Videos (1h 8m)
    • Introduction

      0:36
    • Materials - What You'll Need & What I Like

      5:12
    • General Proportions

      5:33
    • Simplfied Construction

      7:38
    • Gesture

      4:14
    • Foreshortening: Two Useful Techniques

      12:43
    • Shading and Accents

      3:46
    • Class Project: part 1

      14:33
    • Class Project: part 2

      13:34
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About This Class

Drawing the human figure can be an exciting, expressive experience! I want to share with you the knowledge I've learned and equip you will the tools to create energetic, flowing figure drawings. 

In this class, you will learn: 

- General proportions for both the male and female form
- How to break the body down into geometric shapes
- Two techniques for foreshortening and perspective
- How to add color and shading to your sketches 

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comprehensive class. It takes you through various steps and theory to produce great figures without being patronising or "dumbing down". The exercises are helpful and good to follow along.
Well presented and interesting. I can't wait to try out some of the things I've learned.
Informative and educational

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Arleesha Yetzer

Watercolor Illustrator & YouTube Artist

Arleesha is a watercolor artist and YouTube creator based in the northeastern United States. Her work primarily features dynamic and whimsical representations of the human figure. Primary professional endeavors include her budding YouTube channel with a current subscriber community of over 30 thousand as well as this growing library of Skillshare classes!

Here, you'll find classes on anatomy, figure drawing, and watercolor techniques - all directed to help you improve your port...

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