The Power of Gesture Drawing: how to gesture draw figures
4.1 (249 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
3,112 students enrolled

The Power of Gesture Drawing: how to gesture draw figures

Take your figure from okay to stunning with gesture drawing
4.1 (249 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
3,112 students enrolled
Created by Neil Fontaine
Last updated 3/2016
English
English [Auto-generated]
Current price: $37.99 Original price: $54.99 Discount: 31% off
5 hours left at this price!
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
This course includes
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
Training 5 or more people?

Get your team access to 4,000+ top Udemy courses anytime, anywhere.

Try Udemy for Business
What you'll learn
  • Draw great action poses using gesture drawings
  • Learning what gesture drawing is and is not
  • Use gesture drawing to draw figures quickly
  • Learn to draw 90, 60, and 30 second gesture drawings
  • Draw better figures
Requirements
  • It would be helpful to know how to draw proportions of the figure
Description

I’m Neil. A Top selling Art Instructor at Udemy - And best-selling author of How to Draw Awesome Figures.

Welcome to my course the Power of Gesture Drawing: how to gesture draw figures.

I teach the why’s, like why to use a C curve when drawing a gesture, or why to use an S curve, etc. I don’t just draw and talk. I actually teach you to become a better artist. I have over 10,000 students, which all love my teaching style.

In this course, we will learn how to draw amazing figures that will make our comics, illustrations, video game art, etc look professional. We will learn gesture drawing in a way that makes since, in a way that will improve your figures’ poses. They will look alive and powerful.

Because I want you to draw the best figures possible, we’re going to learn everything about gesture drawing and how it makes drawing figures easy. We will learn what a gesture is and what a gesture is not. We will learn how to apply the line, C-curve, and S-curve to our figures. We will learn how to draw gestures from imagination and from references. We will learn different techniques of gesture drawing, and finally, we will learn to draw 90, 60, and even 30 second gesture drawings.

This course is for anyone that wants to draw the best looking figures quicker and easier than before. It’s for beginners and advanced students. Anyone can learn to draw better figures with this course.

Thanks for taking interests in The Power of Gesture Drawing. I’m really excited to see how much you improve, so go ahead and click the enroll button, or test the course out first by using the free preview feature. Thanks. See you on the inside.

Who this course is for:
  • This course is for the beginner to the advanced artists.
Course content
Expand all 31 lectures 03:14:29
+ The basic of gesture drawing
10 lectures 56:56

In this lesson, you will briefly learn what gesture drawimg is and is not, then you will draw your first gesture drawing of a figure.

Preview 08:05
What gesture drawing is not
06:00
Exercise: Draw a pose the wrong way
00:40
What gesture drawing is
06:06
Exercise: Draw this pose with a C curve and an S curve
00:42
Exercise: Find gesture lines in poses
00:54
+ Learning to gesture draw
16 lectures 01:40:22
How to gesture draw from imagination
17:19
Lecture Exercise: Draw some gestures from imagination
01:37
How to use repetition of gesture lines in a gesture drawing
11:41
Lecture Exercise: Change a pose by changing the gesture and more
01:02
How to contrast gesture lines and draw a snowboarder
08:12
Lecture Exercise: Draw sports actions with contrasting gestures
00:44
Using Mirror gesture lines for complex poses
09:40
Exercises: Draw gestures using mirror techniques
00:56
How to gesture draw a male dancer
08:10
Exercises: Draw couples
00:48
Using double C curves: Gesture drawing a basket ball player
10:06
Exercises: Draw poses using double C's
01:08
How to gesture draw interacting people
17:01
Exercises: Draw interacting people
01:56
Turning a gesture drawing into a clothed figure
09:53
Exercises: Turn some gesture drawings into sketches
00:09
+ Time to gesture draw in a time limit
4 lectures 35:12
Gesture drawings in 90 seconds
10:29
Gesture drawings in 60, 45, and 30 seconds
19:52
Exercises: Draw 90, 60, and 30 second gestures
03:05
Conclusion: Putting it all together
01:46