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The Art & Science of Drawing / MEASURING & PROPORTION

Dramatically increase the accuracy of your drawings.

4.88 / 5.0
11776 students1 hours 22 minutes

Created by Brent Eviston, offered on Udemy

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Student feedback

9/10

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Course length

9/10

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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

This is the fifth course in THE ART & SCIENCE of DRAWING series. In this course you’ll be introduced to a series of measuring tools and strategies that will take the guesswork our of the drawing process. You'll learn how to determine the proportions of any subject and draw them accurately on the page. You’ll also learn how to use angle sighting to triangulate the location of any conceivable point on your subject. 

This course is perfect for artist of any medium looking to improve their accuracy and a great primer for painting and figure drawing.

THE ART & SCIENCE of DRAWING is a remarkable program that will teach you how to draw one day at a time. The program is simple, each day you’ll watch one video lesson that will introduce an essential drawing skill, and then do the recommended practice. THE ART & SCIENCE of DRAWING is overflowing with powerful insights into the drawing process and offers some of the clearest, most accessible drawing instruction available.  Many of the tools and techniques you'll learn here are rarely seen outside of private art academies.  

This course is highly recommended for anyone who wants to learn to paint as well. Most master painters agree that drawing is a fundamental and essential skill for all painters.

This course is the fifth installment of an 8-part series.  If you're a beginner, we recommend going through the entire series in the following order:
Basic Skills
Dynamic Mark Making
Form & Space
Measuring & Proportion
Contours
Shading Fundamentals
Shading: Beyond the Basics

If you've got some drawing experience, feel free to mix and match The Art & Science of Drawing courses to suit your personal needs as an artist!

What you will learn

  • How to determine the proportions of any subject
  • How to use the pencil to transfer accurate information from their subject to their drawing surface.
  • How to combine a variety of measuring techniques to accurately measure any subject.

Requirements

  • Some drawing experience recommended. If you're a true beginner, try The Art & Science of Drawing / Basic Skills.
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  • Price: $34.99
  • Platform: Udemy
  • Language: English
  • 1 hours 22 minutes
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bestcourses score: 8.9/10

This course is better than many others in its category.