In this course, you will :
- Learn how to draw the body in graphite as an aesthetic blend of construction, plane, and morphology.
- Discover his creative career, which led him to found two art schools, as well as the influences that inspire his work.
- Dive into the course's tools and materials, from textured paper to different pencils.
- shows you how to sharpen and sculpt your pencils for a professional finish and debunks some graphite myths
- In order to prepare for your piece, learn more about planar portraits.
- Investigate the fundamental drawing exercises required to complete your finished drawing. Begin by drawing a simple block and forming the shape of a head.
- shows you how to improve both of your drawings by switching between them
- Take your figure drawing to the next level by exploring your subject's particularities to make it unique. Develop the schematic portrait by subdividing its major forms.
1. What You Will Need for the Course
- Materials and Tools
- What Is a Planar Portrait?
2. Warming Up
- Drawing a Simple Block: A Lesson in Structure
- Drawing the Head Block
- Drawing the Trapezoid: A Lesson in Taper
3. Portraits of the Head: Naturalistic versus Schematic
- Optical Information
- Tonal Information
- The Schematic Drawing
- Interpretive Values
- Experimenting within the Head 1