Lesson 2 – Lines of movement and the newspaper exercise

After this lesson… you will have identified the lines of movement in various poses.     To go through this lesson, you can either watch the video or we have written it all out below. The video is probably best since you can watch the demonstrations. (If you like the video, please hit the like and […]

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Lesson 3 – Training your eyes, arm and mind

After this lesson… you’ll be able to explain how to use structured practice for your eyes, arm and mind   It’s probably best to watch the video, but if you prefer, we’ve written it out below. (If you like the video, please hit the like and subscribe button on YouTube – it’s a new video series […]

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Lesson 4 – Starting Construction

After this lesson… you will have drawn the first step of many figure constructions It’s best to watch the video, so you can see the demonstrations, but we have also written it all out below if you prefer.   The construction approach to figure drawing is about simplifying the incredibly complex and nuanced human form, which […]

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Lesson 5 – Adding mass with ribcages

It’s best to view the video version of the lesson, to see the demonstrations, but if you prefer we have also written it all out below. After we have put down our visual landmark superstickman, we need to start building up the mass of the figure. After this lesson… you will have drawn many ribcages […]

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Lesson 6 – Putting it together

In the last two lessons, we developed our superstickman and then learned a new element – the mass of the ribcage. We are now going to look at the pelvic area, and then put these elements together.   After this lesson … you will have drawn the foundational stages of constructions It’s best to watch […]

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