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The Art & Science of Figure Drawing: GESTURE

Learn everything you need to know about drawing dynamic, expressive figures.

4.75 / 5.0
22914 students13 hours 24 minutes

Created by Brent Eviston, offered on Udemy

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Student feedback

9.1/10

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Course length

8.6/10

We analyze course length to see if courses cover all important aspects of a topic, taking into account how long the course is compared to the category average. This course has a length of 13 hours 24 minutes, which is pretty short. This might not be a bad thing, but we've found that longer courses are often more detailed & comprehensive. The average course length for this entire category is 2 hours 51 minutes.

Overall score

8.9/10

This course currently has a bestcourses score of 8.9/10, which makes it a great course to learn from. On our entire platform, only 15% of courses achieve this rating!

Description

In this beginning figure drawing course, you’ll learn the exciting art of gesture drawing.  Gesture drawing is one of the most important, but least understood parts of the figure drawing process, but Instructor Brent Eviston will guide you through the figure drawing process with the same award-winning instruction and hands on projects that have made his other drawing courses bestsellers.

This course brings the figure drawing studio to you by providing master instruction and timed practice poses for you to draw from.  Once enrolled you’ll learn from numerous anatomical diagrams, detailed drawing demonstrations and hundreds of photographs of a fully nude model.

This course contains 12 lessons, each filled with essential figure drawing techniques. Each lesson contains at least one practice reel with timed poses specifically chosen so you can get the most out of the lesson they accompany.

By the end of this course you’ll be able to do gesture drawings that stand alone as works of art as well as lay the foundation for more detailed figure drawings.

Because this course features photographs of a fully nude model, it is important that you conduct yourself maturely and appropriately in the course.

Although this is a beginning figure drawing course, it is not a beginning drawing course.  Some basic drawing skills are recommended.

What you will learn

  • How to draw dynamic figures that come to life on the page.
  • How to capture the action of any pose.
  • How to assemble the parts of the figure into a dynamic whole.
  • How to draw the various parts of the figure including the hands, feet, head and neck.

Requirements

  • Although this is a beginning figure drawing class, it is not a beginning drawing class. Some basic drawing skills are recommended, but not required.
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  • Price: $99.99
  • Platform: Udemy
  • Language: English
  • 13 hours 24 minutes
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bestcourses score: 8.9/10

This course is better than many others in its category.