See The Figure In Simple Shapes

See The Figure In Simple Shapes

Okay so you are struggling with drawing correct proportions. Maybe when you draw the figure the head is two big, or the legs to long. Frustrating I know, trust me. Through many bad figure drawings I learned that it is best to see the figure in three simple shapes. 1....
Two Minute Gesture Poses

Two Minute Gesture Poses

Thank you for visiting our blog. I encourage you to listen to the video first writing down some of our quick tips. Then grab you sketchpad and play the video a second time. Draw the two minute poses in your own style. Don’t be perfect just draw. Take a peek at...
Drawing The Rough Skeleton

Drawing The Rough Skeleton

I just finished up teaching a one week long pre-college figure drawing class for animation students. As always I started the class off with the rough skeleton. It truly is the least intimidating way to start drawing the figure. In class I had the students draw the...
Julia’s Sketchbook

Julia’s Sketchbook

As I relaunch the Drawing Tutorials Online Blog it felt totally appropriate to have Julia’s sketchbook be our first post. Julia epitomizes what DTO is all about. A passion to have drawing be the center of one’s lifestyle. What do I mean? As you can see...