Sunday, November 29, 2020

The Rectus Abdominus Muscles

This lesson is on the Rectus Abdominus muscles on the front of our abdomen or over our stomach. The video covers the origin, insertion, function, and surface landmarks of muscle group. This will help you draw the figure better!






Saturday, November 21, 2020

The Oblique Muscle

This video is part of a series that explains each muscle relevant to artistic anatomy. This lesson is on the Oblique muscles on the side of our torso. It covers the origin, insertion, function, and surface landmarks of muscle group. This will help you draw the figure better.





Saturday, November 14, 2020

The Deltoid Muscles

This video is part of a series that explains each muscle relevant to artistic anatomy. This lesson is on the Deltoid muscles on the chest. It covers the origin, insertion, function, and surface landmarks of muscle group.



Saturday, November 7, 2020

Introduction to Artistic Anatomy

This video introduces important concepts about Artistic Anatomy, like how muscles move, origins and insertions, terminology, and the anatomical position. This is technical information, but it will greatly improve your ability to understand and learn the anatomy of the figure!





Saturday, October 31, 2020

The Pectoralis Muscle

This video is part of a series that explains each muscle relevant to artistic anatomy. This lesson is on the Pectoralis muscle on the chest and it covers the origin, insertion, function, shape and form of the muscle.




Saturday, October 24, 2020

How to Draw Simple Stairs in Linear Perspective

This video gives you two simple methods to draw accurate stairs in perspective. This is a really fun exercise improve your perspective skills!




Saturday, October 17, 2020

Repeating Depth in Linear Perspective

This video shows a simple trick to accurately repeat a depth in perspective. With a few lines, you can account for the convergence of evenly spaced objects getting slightly closer together as they move towards the horizon line!




Saturday, October 10, 2020

The Bean Shape in Figure Drawing

This video shows how to draw the bean shape in your gestures. The bean shape is a very effective and simple way to capture the volume and pose of the figure. We also cover how to add the bean shape the the LSF mode of gesture, and how to draw complex twisting poses!



Saturday, October 3, 2020

Proportion of the Figure

This video covers the Proportion of the Figure, including the 8 head model and other helpful proportional measurements like the ball of the head and relative proportion. Carefully using these proportional measurements is a must if you want your figures to look like real humans and not aliens (although there is nothing wrong with aliens). :) 

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Saturday, September 26, 2020

Mini Sketchbook and Daily Practice Exercise



A fun little project to help with your perception and daily practice. This is a great one to do with kids, but very helpful for the mature artists too!