In this course, you will :
- Learn how to use observational drawing to capture the essence of your subject and their surroundings in a short amount of time.
- Begin the course by getting to know Bill Robles, a courtroom illustrator. Learn about his creative career, which has led him to work on high-profile court cases with infamous celebrities, as well as the influences that have influenced him.
- Examine the materials required for the course. Then learn the fundamentals of drawing a human head. Then, move on to figures, investigating the differences between masculine and feminine physiques before seeing how to apply this knowledge to drawing buildings, environments, and people.
- It's time to begin your live sketch! Bill walks you through the steps of capturing a subject's likeness. Then he shows you how to finish your piece by adding shading, highlights, and background elements. Finally, for a watercolour effect, add colour with markers.
- Bill shares his tips for working as a courtroom illustrator, from how the role has evolved over the years to behind-the-scenes insights into famous cases. He concludes the course with some final tips for rapid sketching.
- Real-time illustrate a subject of your choice, focusing on details, shadows, highlights, and their surroundings.
1. Foundations of Sketching
- The Human Head
- Full Figure Sketching
- Architectural Sketching
2. Drawing from Observation
- Capturing the Likeness of the Figure
- Adding Details and Environment
- Adding Color
3. Tips from a Courtroom Artist
- Working in a Courtroom Environment
- Tips for Drawing Quickly