Intermediate | 1 hour
Taught by David Tenorio
For the uninitiated, figure drawing can seem like a challenging skill to build. When broken down into simple steps, however, developing competency is a matter of practice and perspective. Skilled draftsman and art tutor David Tenorio walks you through the basic steps of finding the gesture of a pose, identifying the moving parts, and finding proportion and volume to complete your figure. From sharpening your pencil to finishing a complete study, this class will give you the skills to draw human figures both from images and from life. Class includes a PDF download with a variety of human modeling poses so you can draw along with David while he teaches.
Learn how to:
  • Sharpen a charcoal pencil
  • Find the gesture of a pose
  • Identify the moving parts
  • Visualize proportion

What you’ll get:
  • A comprehensive life drawing course, focused on drawing human figures from several perspectives
  • 6 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list
  • Downloadable PDF with photographs of human poses
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from expert artist, David Tenorio
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students


Chapters
Foundational Figure Drawing
00:49
14:14
Understanding the Body
09:53
17:47
07:42
40:44
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Newsprint pad
  • 2B charcoal pencils or vine charcoal
  • Kneaded eraser
  • White eraser
  • X-Acto Knife or Box cutter
  • Sanding block (optional)
  • Paper towel or cotton pad
Discussion
Notes
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Transcript