Drawing Human Actions to Master Figure Drawing and Painting

Step-by-step approach to draw the Human Actions – Fundamental course for Figure drawing and painting
4.3 (4 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a
course's star rating by considering a number of different factors
such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the
likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
142 students enrolled
40% off
Take This Course
  • Lectures 10
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
    30 day money back guarantee!
    Available on iOS and Android
    Certificate of Completion
Wishlisted Wishlist

How taking a course works


Find online courses made by experts from around the world.


Take your courses with you and learn anywhere, anytime.


Learn and practice real-world skills and achieve your goals.

About This Course

Published 9/2014 English

Course Description

The course is about drawing human actions or various poses that a human being typically does. In this course the art guru from Hobitute explains the composition and techniques of sketching the human body by reveling simple geometrical aspects of body while a male or female in different actions. If you have basic understanding of the techniques of drawing Human Anatomy, then this course will become very easy for you. Please take a look at the Human Anatomy course of Hobitute artists. The step-by-step methodology and simple techniques of imparting education will help the learners tremendously. We have included all the topics that are required to be covered, to transform you into a realistic artist who could draw different human actions in figure drawing and painting. The course will help the learners to obtain a good grounding in the fundamental art principles, and various techniques that are vital in composing and finalizing beautiful, vibrant figure & action drawings and paintings.

While composing the actions, it is important to note that the approach to create the male body is different from that of the female body. The Art Guru from Hobitute effortlessly helps the learners to understand this difference in the approach. You will enjoy the whole course as it gives you confidence and techniques required to create the art work by yourself. The materials required to create the artwork are HB and 2B pencils, eraser, sharpener, and Art paper. Ability to draw Human Actions is important aspect for the learners who want to pursue painting as a hobby or as a serious profession.

What are the requirements?

  • The material used to create the artwork is HB and 2B pencils, eraser, sharpener, Art paper. I am also using a slanting board to support my paper. You may use a board to support your paper too.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • The course has several lectures that are being taught by experienced artists who have taken pains to explain even the minute techniques, thus making it very easy for the learner to follow the concepts and practice.
  • The course provides the learners a good understanding of the structure of Human Actions or Poses and composition of the same for both the male and female body, which would help compose figure drawing and painting easily.
  • By completing all the levels under this course, the learners would understand the complexity of the subject and would learn the techniques of bringing energy and life to their drawings.
  • This is a very systematic course aimed at intermediates and advanced learners who are continually facing the challenge of drawing the features of Human body or figure drawing with actions.
  • These courses follow a highly systematic approach combined with an intuitive teaching mechanism. Hence, the learners will not face any difficult situation while learning.
  • The learners are provided expert guidelines and solutions to the complex task of drawing whole body profile of a male or female that is full of life.
  • By completing this course, learner will understand the geometry behind Male and Female bodies.
  • By completion of the course, the learners will be confident enough to draw figures with actions of both Male and Female that worth framing.

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who is interested in the techniques of composing and drawing the Human actions.
  • Anyone who wanted to master the figure drawing and painting.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Basic Steps to Drraw Human Body Parts
Study of Body Actions Part 1
Study of Body Actions Part 2
Section 2: Study On Body Formation and Actions
Standing Pose of a Girl
Sitting Pose of a Girl on a Bench
Sleeping Pose of a Girl on the floor
Pose of a Girl Sitting on the Floor
Section 3: Examples of Actions in real-life Situations
Dancing Pose of a Girl
Actions of Playing Drum
Actions of a Football Player Kicking the Ball
Batting Pose of a Cricket Player

Students Who Viewed This Course Also Viewed

  • Loading
  • Loading
  • Loading

Instructor Biography

Hobitute Artists, Your art Guru, Artists at Hobitute

We are proudly known as Hobitute artists; a team of artists who are a part of the Hobitute, an art movement. All of us have completed Masters in Fine Arts from reputed Fine Art colleges in India. We have researched the online drawing and painting education for several years before arriving at various effective mechanisms. Each one of us in Hobitute is an expert in drawing and painting with several years of experience. We have conducted and also attended various art exhibitions and camps. Our courses in UDEMY are derived from our combined power.

In our courses, we strive to explain minute techniques, to make the course easier for the learner’s to follow the concepts and practice. Neutral British English is being used as the language for communication. Unlike any conventional teaching, a systematic way of teaching is imparted, wherein a proper curriculum or pattern is followed. Lot of emphasis has been given to the techniques. We give you many options in drawing and painting for you to lead an inspired & enhanced life. Our aim is to ignite the artistic in you through our affordable courses.

Ready to start learning?
Take This Course