Fitting The Head Onto The Body

Fitting The Head Onto The Body

In this very short figure drawing lesson I’d like to share with you how I begin to fit the head onto the shoulders. The two key words are short and begin. In case you have not noticed I am a big believer in repetition in the mother of skill. I tend to teach the...
Dan’s Sketchbook

Dan’s Sketchbook

Dan has got to be one of the nicest people I have ever met. He is extremely talented and very respectful. I really love having Dan as a student is class. His appetite for learning is so infectious. Dan is always asking questions, always looking for more feedback on...
Mapping Out Proportions

Mapping Out Proportions

With this particular figure drawing I started with an abstract shape. It’s definitely a different way to start. Now what I’d like to share with you is how to branch out from the legs into drawing the torso. That is drawing the torso with correct...
Modeling The Figure – Circular Blending

Modeling The Figure – Circular Blending

I recently was working on a figure drawing, something fast for practice. I thought it would make for a short yet informative blog post. From critiquing artwork in the members area I often get questions concerning modeling. How to make the transition between values...