Volume & Structure / Learn the Art of Dynamic, 3D Figure Drawing | Brent Eviston | Skillshare

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# Volume & Structure / Learn the Art of Dynamic, 3D Figure Drawing

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Taught by industry leaders & working professionals
Topics include illustration, design, photography, and more

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Taught by industry leaders & working professionals
Topics include illustration, design, photography, and more

### Lessons in This Class

20 Lessons (5h 43m)

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Volumetric drawing is an essential figure drawing skill that brings a dramatic sense of 3-Dimensionality to drawings. It does this by emphasizing the fundamental volumes of the figure. This technique has been relied upon for centuries and is still used by master artists and creative professionals today.

In this course weâ€™ll be using a vocabulary of basic volumes: the sphere, the cylinder, and the cube. If youâ€™re enrolled in this course you should already be comfortable drawing these volumes at various proportions and various orientations in space. Weâ€™ll be combining these basic volumes to create the more complex forms of the figure.

In this course weâ€™re going to focus primary on geometric drawings of the figure. These geometric drawings are a powerful tool that will ensure that you see and draw the figure as a dynamic 3-dimensional object moving through space. Once youâ€™ve learned how to draw the body geometrically, youâ€™ll learn how to incorporate a dramatic sense of volume into realistic drawings by using dynamic mark making and descriptive contours.

To help you understand the volumes of the body, this course includes some unique projects. Youâ€™ll be led step by step through the process of creating anatomical models of some of the more challenging volumes of the body including the head and the rib cage. You can use these models as drawing and anatomical aids so you always have help understanding how these forms of the body operate in perspective.

This course includes numerous timed practice poses as well as downloadable still images of fully nude figure drawing models.

***Because this course features photographs of a fully nude model, it is important that you conduct yourself maturely and appropriately in the course.***

This is an intermediate figure drawing course. Figure Drawing is rewarding, but challenging. Although I would recommend completing all courses in the Art & Science of Drawing series before taking figure drawing, here are the top 3 classes I highly recommend completing to make sure you've got the skills necessary to have a great figure drawing experience.

FORM & SPACE / 3D Drawing & Perspective

MEASURING & PROPORTION / Drawing with Accuracy & Precision

CONTOURS / Drawing with Compelling Contours & Foreshortening:

GESTURE / An Introduction to the Art of Figure Drawing

VOLUME & STRUCTURE / Learn the Art of Dynamic, 3D Figure Drawing

SHADING / Learn to Draw the Figure in Dramatic Light & Shadow

### Brent Eviston

Master Artist & Instructor

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My name is Brent Eviston and I will be your drawing instructor. Drawing has been my lifelong passion. After studying at Otis College of Art & Design in Los Angeles, I have continued to study numerous forms of drawing including the timeless traditions of the old masters as well as cutting-edge contemporary practices.

I have been teaching drawing for over 20 years at studios, museums, galleries, and schools. I started teaching traditional drawing and figure drawing online in 2016 and love working with students from more than 175 countries.

I'm thrilled to bring you a lifetime of drawing and teaching experience in this unique program. I look forward to working with you as you complete The Art & Science of Drawing.

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