Drawing and Painting the Female Nude
What you'll learn
- 1. Understand why the ability to draw / paint nudes is important in drawing / painting any human figure, nude or clothed.
- 2. Learn basic body proportions, types, bones and joints
- 3. Quickly capture the movement and flow of human body and translate it into a sketch
- 4. Understand the Female face
- 5. Drawing a female nude study from back
- 6. Drawing female nude studies from front
- 7. Painting a complete female nude study using oils / acrylics
- You should be Interested in visual art
- You should be interested in drawing / painting human figures
- You should be able to appreciate the beauty of female form
- You should NOT be offended by the depiction of tasteful nudity
Learn to sketch and paint the enticing Female Nude form!
Drawing and painting a human figure has always been a difficult but gratifying challenge for artists of all levels. Nudes have been the subject of interest for ages.
Since centuries, artists have treated human body as a work of art by God Himself. Ancient sculptures and artworks from India to Europe have worshiped the nude form.
Understanding the nude is relevant in today's art as well, even for drawing clothed people!
In this course, we will learn:
1. Basic proportions, body types, bones and joints
2. Capturing the movement
3. Understanding the female face
4. Doing a finished sketch of a female nude - back
5. Doing finished sketches of female nude - front
6. Doing an oil painting of a female nude.
Who this course is for:
- Sketchers, painters, all kinds of visual artists, armatures and professionals
Shirish is a self taught artist based in a very populous city called Pune, in a very populous country called India.
Shirish works in the thriving Indian software industry since nearly two decades. But his art is his main passion (apart from family, authoring and reading books, movies, scuba diving and adventure sports, not necessarily in that order).
Shirish has published several books on the topics of sketching, which have achieved bestseller status in various categories in the Amazon marketplace.
Shirish is actively involved in fine arts, graphic novels, animated graphic novels, and short film making, He woks in several media like pen & inks, watercolors, oil colors, acrylics and digital painting. He paints various themes like landscapes, figures, abstracts and urban sketches. He is an active member of the Urban Sketchers community.
Shirish regularly conducts workshops for sketching, and has participated in several exhibitions since 2016. His sketches and paintings are present in private collection in India as well as in other countries.