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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.
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|Section 1: Start Here|
|Section 2: The basic of gesture drawing|
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.
Exercise: draw your first figure with gesture drawingPreview
The different ways to draw gesture drawings of the figurePreview
Exercise: Practice drawing gestures with different techniquesPreview
What gesture drawing is not
Exercise: Draw a pose the wrong way
What gesture drawing is
Exercise: Draw this pose with a C curve and an S curve
Different ways to find the line in a pose and the importance of on linePreview
Exercise: Find gesture lines in poses
|Section 3: Learning to gesture draw|
How to gesture draw from imagination
Lecture Exercise: Draw some gestures from imagination
How to use repetition of gesture lines in a gesture drawing
Lecture Exercise: Change a pose by changing the gesture and more
How to contrast gesture lines and draw a snowboarder
Lecture Exercise: Draw sports actions with contrasting gestures
Using Mirror gesture lines for complex poses
Exercises: Draw gestures using mirror techniques
How to gesture draw a male dancer
Exercises: Draw couples
Using double C curves: Gesture drawing a basket ball player
Exercises: Draw poses using double C's
How to gesture draw interacting people
Exercises: Draw interacting people
Turning a gesture drawing into a clothed figure
Exercises: Turn some gesture drawings into sketches
|Section 4: Time to gesture draw in a time limit|
Gesture drawings in 90 seconds
Gesture drawings in 60, 45, and 30 seconds
Exercises: Draw 90, 60, and 30 second gestures
Conclusion: Putting it all together
I'm a best selling author on Amazon for "How to Draw Awesome Figures."
I studied art at different schools, one of them being a community college in San Jose, Ca. Over the years, subjects in art finally clicked. I teach these subjects in ways that make it easy to grasp. It's hard to brag about myself, but students have written me emails saying how they have learned more from me than they did in art schools, art schools such as Academy of Arts in San Franscico. That blew my mind because it's supposed to be a great school.
I'm also a writer that has sold novels. http://masteredit.info