Best Figure Drawing Courses

Find the best online Figure Drawing Courses for you. The courses are sorted based on popularity and user ratings. We do not allow paid placements in any of our rankings. We also have a separate page listing only the Free Figure Drawing Courses.

Figure Drawing From Life Using The Reilly Technique.

Learn to draw the figure from life in less than 45 minutes.

Created by Donelli DiMaria - Professional artist and teacher

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Students: 101920, Price: Free

Students: 101920, Price:  Free

This Frank Reilly method drawing course in fifteen lectures covers the details of the "Reilly" drawing technique and demonstrations using it. This technique allows for complete figure drawings from life in less than 45 minutes. Starting with the lines of action and large abstract shapes, the course proceeds through small shapes, negative space, value, perspective, foreshortening, edge, line, details (face, hands and feet), and drapery on the figure. The final two lectures summarize the entire technique and give two examples using it to draw complete figures in under five minutes by Reilly Method Drawing. There are also five complete demonstrations using this technique done in 4- 7 minutes of figures drawn from life in a variety of positions. The driving principal behind this course is that the "whole is more important than the parts" which is the reason that I start with a gesture drawing and build on its structure until completion with anatomy and details. Also, I cover how to apply drapery to the figure using the same principles.

Drawing for Beginners: How to Draw 25 Cartoons Step-by-Step

Cartoon Drawing Lessons: An Inspiring Art Experience for Young Artists. Follow Me as I Teach Beginners How to Draw!

Created by Em Winn - Teacher, Art Instructor, Artist

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Students: 80311, Price: Free

Students: 80311, Price:  Free

Do you know a young artist who is interested in learning how to draw cartoons?

Are you looking for an experienced art teacher to guide them throughout the creative process?

Are you seeking a healthy activity that will encourage creativity and boost self-confidence?   

The Drawing Cartoons for Beginners course may be just what you are looking for! Designed with young artists in mind, this drawing course is suitable for ALL AGES. The teaching process used is a step-by-step method that will inspire and delight students into drawing action! The process involves organizing shapes and lines together until a recognizable outcome (in this course, usually a cute cartoon animal) is achieved. Young artists may then apply the knowledge they gain through each lesson to create unique masterpieces of their own. The Drawing Cartoons for Beginners course is designed to give new artists the tools they need to begin their artistic journey into self-expression, reflection, and creative thinking.

Please Note: This course is intended to be purchased by a parent or guardian for use by a beginner artist or novice art student. Adult supervision is recommended. Per Udemy’s Policy: Those under 18 may use the services only if a parent or guardian opens their account, handles any enrollments, and manages their account usage.

I would love to hear from you.

Please let me know if you have questions, comments, or suggestions. I am here to help :)

About the Instructor:

My name is Miss Em and teaching art to children is what I love to do! I pride myself on creating dynamic, meaningful, and engaging art lessons that are taught in a relaxing and joyful way. I have over 20 years teaching experience in the elementary classroom and in the art studio, and I feel that I have a good grasp on how to create an environment that makes kids feel happy, motivated, confident, and successful.

I look forward to seeing you in this Drawing Cartoons for Beginners course.

Let the creative fun begin!

Anatomy for Figure Drawing: Mastering the Human Figure

This is what you need to learn in order to draw figures like a pro and land that dream job.

Created by Neil Fontaine - Art Instructor, Professional Painter, Writer

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Students: 60937, Price: $94.99

Students: 60937, Price:  Paid

Do you want to be a professional comic artist, concept artist, or storyboard artist, etc?

Then you need to be able to draw the human figure quickly. Most artists can’t do this because …

They never learned Anatomy for Figure drawing.

My course teaches you anatomy for figure drawing in an easy to understand way, but don’t take my word for it.

Scroll down and watch some of the free lectures. I offer a few hours free so you can see that my teaching style is for you.

In this course, you will learn the basics of proportions, and how to simplify the skeleton. You will learn the draw the skeleton and learn where all the muscles attach, which is key to drawing figures from imagination. You will learn a simplified muscle map, simplified mannequin and more.

You will even learn how muscles change when in different poses. You will also learn where fat builds up, and all the different body types. This is the last and only anatomy for figure drawing and comics you will ever need. Money back guarantee, upheld by Udemy’s high standards.

I also have bonus videos, like how to draw breasts and a quick sculpting of the human video.

This is a huge course, but well worth the time. 65 hours, but ...

you are ready to draw figures like a pro, so simply scroll down and watch some of the free videos.

Digitally Painting and Drawing Eyes

Take Your Digital Paintings to the Next Level

Created by Austin Batchelor - Concept Artist and Illustrator

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Students: 42418, Price: Free

Students: 42418, Price:  Free

Do you want to learn how to digitally paint eyes that make your art come alive? Or maybe you’re on a quest to understand the structure of the eye and incorporate it into your drawings? In any case you’ve come to the right place.

The 'Digitally Painting and Drawing Eyes Course' will show you how to paint realistic eyes that will take your art to the next level. The techniques taught in this course can be translated into any program that uses a layer system from Photoshop to Manga Studio to ProCreate which is what I use. This course will enhance or give you skills in the world of digital painting - or your money back!

The course is your track to building a solid understanding of the eye and how to paint and draw it! Whether for your own content or for other peoples projects.

So what else is in it for you?

You’ll be taken from basic anatomical understanding and structure to believable and engaging eyes in your paintings, from beginner to expert

You’ll gain instant access to all of the course. You’ll also gain access to all of my files I create though out the course for you to use how ever you like. These assets can be used to study and trace over or as inspiration and reference for your own paintings.

The course is setup to quickly take you through step by step, the process of creating realistic eyes. It will equip you with the knowledge to create stunning images and concept art!

This all comes under one convenient easy to use platform. Plus you will get fast, friendly, responsive support on the Udemy Q&A section of the course or direct message.

I will be here for you every step of the way!

So what are you waiting for? Sign up now to start creating today!

How to draw a realistic eye

Using pencil, follow the step by step instructions to draw an eye

Created by Joe McMenamin - Artist - Illustrator - Teacher

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Students: 36056, Price: Free

Students: 36056, Price:  Free

In this course "How to draw a realistic eye" you will learn the skills and techniques needed to draw and eye using pencil. We will cover sketching the eye, adding tone to make it look more 3D as well as adding in the fine details to make it look more realistic. If you would like to learn more about drawing then this is the course for you. No drawing experience needed. 

I suggest that you take a photograph of an eye using your phone or a camera and then have it beside you as you follow through the drawing course. You will want to check back with the photo constantly as you draw. Try and make sure it is a focussed photo and taken in good light so that you can see the details in the iris.

How To Free Hand Draw with Square Drawing Grids

Learn to draw with pinpoint accuracy using a pencil and transparent grids. Copy your own photographs and scale up

Created by Colin Bradley School of Art - Pastel Pencil Artist and Teacher

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Students: 28665, Price: Free

Students: 28665, Price:  Free

Hi my name is Colin Bradley, 

I believe that everyone would like to draw. Not just draw but draw accurately, they’d love to copy their own photographs and create beautiful pieces of art. 

In the Victorian times, artist’s gridded out their drawings to ensure they had correct proportions and perspectives. A number of years ago I needed to do the same and created my own product - the square drawing grids. 

These have helped me time again to create accurate outline drawings that I use with Pastel Pencils and other mediums.  I began selling these grids 20 years ago and since then thousands of students all over the world have found success. 

In this course I will show you how to use our grids or any other gridded system to create precise and accurate outline drawings from your own photos.

I will show you 3 examples, a portrait, an animal and a landscape. I will also show you how you can use the grids to scale up your pictures, especially useful if you are working from a smaller photo.

When using the grids, you will not only understand perspective and proportioning out, but you will improve your free hand ability. 

This course is free and we encourage you to give this method of drawing a go. 

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In this course you will learn how to use the Square Drawing Grids to copy you own pictures accurately. 

You will learn how to overlay smaller grids to replicate fine detail in eyes and buildings.

Using the Square Drawing System teaches you about perspective, proportions and creates the muscle memory for drawing free-hand.

In this course Colin shows you how to use the Square Drawing System for:

  • Drawing Portraits
  • Drawing Animals
  • Drawing Landscapes
  • Scaling up your drawings
  • Transferring your drawings using a graphite carbon

Cartoon Drawing: For The Absolute Beginner!

Take your stick-man and upgrade it into a 3D character!

Created by Mitchell Bouchard - B.S, Host @RedCapeLearning 415,000 + Students

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Students: 27229, Price: Free

Students: 27229, Price:  Free

No previous drawing knowledge is required to start.

In this course you will learn to think like an artist and draw a cartoon guy named Tommy Toon by building up simple 3D shapes. This will give you some firm groundwork to begin learning how to design your own characters and draw from your head.

Drawing cartoons is a great first step in learning to draw without fully mastering anatomy and texture detail. Look for my  "Ultimate Cartoon Drawing" course where I teach more advanced techniques so you can bring your characters to the next level!

Don't forget to claim your FREE Art Lesson *BOOSTER PACK*! 
Get your link inside.

I'll see you in the course!

Learn MATLAB and SIMULINK in one week

Fast MATLAB and SIMULINK Learning

Created by Prof. Dr. Academic Educator - Prof. Dr. Academic Educator

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Students: 25938, Price: Free

Students: 25938, Price:  Free

In this course MATLAB programming and SIMULINK is taught for beginners. Many illustrative examples are solved for quick learning.  Vectors, matrices are explained in a clear way. Other programming units such as loops and functions are included in the course contents. This course is for those people from every field who wants to learn MATLAB and SIMULINK in short time.

Improve Anime Drawings With Leonardo DaVinci Method

Learn how to apply the Method by Leonardo DaVinci to improve your drawings.

Created by 2D Animation 101 Courses - Animation Courses for Beginners

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Students: 23812, Price: Free

Students: 23812, Price:  Free

Are you interested in learning how you can improve your anime drawings?

Maybe you have tried to draw something from a reference but you didn’t get the results you wanted.

Well, in this course you will learn how to improve your drawings by mastering a method that Leonardo Davinci used himself to become amazing in painting.

He would apply this method to perfect his skills so much that the King of France would call for him.

Now, some people say you need to be born with the talent, that is just bull poo.

Our friend Dany García started with poor drawing skills and she developed.

It took her 5 years to become good, but for you, if you apply what you learn here, you will be able to improve sooner.

Enroll now and learn the Leonardo DaVinci method for improving your drawings.

See you inside.

Complete Beginner’s Guide to Anatomy and Figure Drawing pt1

Learn the Basics of anatomy and figure Drawing

Created by Rich Graysonn - Illustrator Designer

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Students: 21984, Price: $109.99

Students: 21984, Price:  Paid

***BRAND NEW COURSE OVERHAUL for 2020***

This is an introduction to anatomy and figure drawing. Drawing anatomy for some is an elusive unicorn that can seem impossible to catch. Books can be confusing and even cryptic. I have the same books that you have and they really didn’t help me improve. Not being able to create can be a crippling experience for an artist. We can trick ourselves into thinking we don’t need to draw the figure and can just “get by” through clip art or tracing. The truth is that is simply not good enough. It’s time to finally slay that figure drawing dragon.

 

 The skills you acquire here will enhance not only your own work but give you a solid base to in any other online course or book. There is no "Quick fix" or "shortcuts" to making great art. It requires work. It's fun work and I'm going to show you a method that will make creating your own human figures for games and comics or a client’s work "pain free".

 

The skills you will learn will apply to things like character design and turnarounds for games and creating action for comics. It can translate to illustration and digital painting and can even give you a jumpstart to 3D. There are limitless possibilities once you learn anatomy and figure drawing. The only limits are the ones you set for yourself.  

 

  • ·         You will learn how to draw anatomy without relying on reference

  • ·         You will be able to think like an artist and be a problem solver

  • ·         This is for those that are serious about improving art

  • ·         Keep an open mind and there is no time limit, work at your own pace.

  • ·         You will learn the muscles of the figure

  • ·         You will learn how to pose the figure

  • ·         You will learn to create variety and develop your own style

  • ·         You will no longer need to “search for a pose” or look at another artist's work.

Who this course is for:

 

  • ·         Any beginner who wants to learn how to draw

  • ·         Art students (traditional and nontraditional and self-taught)

  • ·         Traditional artists who want to learn anatomy and figure drawing

  • ·         Graphic designers who want to learn to draw anatomy to get more clients and more work

  • ·         Anyone who wants to make their own game, graphic novel or illustrations

What this course is Not

  • ·         Not a "Speed Painting" course

  • ·         Not a series of "Shortcuts"

  • ·         Not a "Watch me draw" type of course

  • ·         Not a "magic wand" for drawing (You have to put in the work)

  • ·         No special software or any software is required. 

I hope you will join me and allow me to be your professional guide on your art journey.

The Art & Science of Figure Drawing: GESTURE

Learn everything you need to know about drawing dynamic, expressive figures.

Created by Brent Eviston - Artist and Instructor

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Students: 19530, Price: $99.99

Students: 19530, Price:  Paid

In this beginning figure drawing course, you’ll learn the exciting art of gesture drawing.  Gesture drawing is one of the most important, but least understood parts of the figure drawing process, but Instructor Brent Eviston will guide you through the figure drawing process with the same award-winning instruction and hands on projects that have made his other drawing courses bestsellers.

This course brings the figure drawing studio to you by providing master instruction and timed practice poses for you to draw from.  Once enrolled you’ll learn from numerous anatomical diagrams, detailed drawing demonstrations and hundreds of photographs of a fully nude model.

This course contains 12 lessons, each filled with essential figure drawing techniques. Each lesson contains at least one practice reel with timed poses specifically chosen so you can get the most out of the lesson they accompany.

By the end of this course you’ll be able to do gesture drawings that stand alone as works of art as well as lay the foundation for more detailed figure drawings.

Because this course features photographs of a fully nude model, it is important that you conduct yourself maturely and appropriately in the course.

Although this is a beginning figure drawing course, it is not a beginning drawing course.  Some basic drawing skills are recommended.

Foundation for Digitally Sketching a Face

Accentuation of proper detail

Created by Chris Scalf - Commercial Illustrator, animator, and creator!

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Students: 16706, Price: Free

Students: 16706, Price:  Free

Welcome to my overview on sketching a face. 

The main focus of this video it to share specific details that I have memorized when drawing a face— in this case a woman.

These details are very specific for high speed deadlines, and are very important to focus on for accentuation of the right details in a fast delivery...

I work in the commercial art industry and am called upon to turn around a high volume of work in a short time. Just a week prior to this video, one job had the client needing 4 drawings within 8 hours. But in the first couple hours of that 8 hour time, I also have to delivery rough pencils for approval to make sure the composition and layout (as well as the look and feel of the people/characters) read very quickly, and clear. There really isn’t time to sit and adjust each feature as if working on a portrait commission. You have lay down the details fast, and move on--- Or miss the deadline.

So I hope you enjoy this video, and that it will give you a basic understanding of the foundation of how my creative process works when I am working on any projects— fast or slow. And I hope you will also check out my other videos on here, as well as stay tuned for many more to come.

Complete Human Figure Anatomy Drawing Course HD

Learn to Draw the Human Figure from your Mind

Created by Riven Phoenix - Artist

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Students: 14277, Price: $19.99

Students: 14277, Price:  Paid

You Can Learn How To Draw Human Figure Anatomy Today!

Proven Step-by-Step System Anyone Can Follow To Draw From The Mind

The Complete Human Figure Anatomy Drawing Course HD is 92 hours of industrial art learn-to-draw training exercises spanning 243 drawing lessons.

This course is used in over 172 Countries with a very high success rate.

These drawing classes are designed to teach YOU, the art student the art of drawing human figures from the mind with bliss.

First students must understand human anatomy drawing from the ground up. You will create in your sketchbook your very own figure drawing reference guides by creating over 243+ human anatomy drawings.

You, of course, are going to master making pencil drawings when you do so many figure sketching lessons. This course makes it easy to draw all types of poses including male action poses and female action poses, once you learn all aspects of anatomy drawing.

This drawing course has easy to learn how to draw human Anatomy Drawings tutorials for beginners, where you will learn all human muscles and surface anatomy of the human figure as well as figure sketching process and human proportions.

Here are a few Testimonials from our site:

"When it comes to the human body this is perhaps the greatest video instructional series that I have ever seen." - BlenderNation

“This course is an excellent hands-on detailed walk through the process of drawing the human figure based on a systematic structure of anatomical study, and a solid foundation for serious figure drawing” - Gerrit Verstraete, founder, Drawing Society of Canada.

" I am in awe of how well the Lessons taught me the invention of the figure, and how deeply seated that information now is in my mind." - Diane Kraus (Illustrator)

"The training included on 'The Complete Human Figure Anatomy Drawing Course HD' is nothing short of remarkable. I am not even halfway through this (stunningly) comprehensive series of anatomy drawing videos, and I would urge anyone with the slightest interest in fine art to invest in this training without hesitation" - Jimmy S. (Multimedia Producer/Visual Effects Artist)

"I learned more usable knowledge in the first 7 Lessons than all the other books combined." - -Bryan Bray (Management is my day job. Web Design and Graphic Design is my love.)

How to Improve Your Figure Drawing – Step by Step

Learn how to draw the human form like a professional with these fundamental step by step techniques.

Created by Robert Marzullo - Comic Book Artist / Illustrator

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Students: 11720, Price: $19.99

Students: 11720, Price:  Paid

This is a basic approach to figure drawing. This entire how to draw the human figure course is 7.5 hours.  I share techniques that I have used over the years to create comic book illustrations and storyboards for television.  You will learn how to systematically break down the various parts of the body into simpler shapes.  As I illustrate each area step by step you will follow along and learn from my studies.  This will give you insight into how I create my artwork and create poses from the mind.  I also share what techniques I use to improve my knowledge of the human form.  Things like gesture drawings, timed studies of the pose, negative space drawing, foreshortening, perspective, organic versus angular lines, and much more.  You will also be given a copy of the art files as a downloadable PDF that I have created here so that you can work along and study from them.  By the end of this course you should be more confident in constructing your figure drawings from the  mind and have a better understanding of the human form.

You will also learn how to draw Gestures of the body using methods such as CSI. Making use of action lines and timed studies to help you improve your drawing abilities. I am also very receptive to my students. So if you have any suggestions or questions I am here to help!

I have also included 6 lessons on drawing various hands poses.  You will learn what to pay attention to when drawing the hands so that they are more believable and expressive.

You also get the Bonus lectures on How to Draw and Shade Muscular arms. In those lessons I go over 3 different arm poses with various rendering techniques.

The tips and tricks from this course will make the process of drawing complex body poses much easier to accomplish.  Good luck with your art and I can't wait to see your progress!

The Art & Science of Figure Drawing: VOLUME & STRUCTURE

Learn to Draw the Figure in Dramatic 3-Dimensions

Created by Brent Eviston - Artist and Instructor

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Students: 8511, Price: $99.99

Students: 8511, Price:  Paid

Volumetric drawing is an essential figure drawing skill that brings a dramatic sense of 3-Dimensionality to drawings. It does this by emphasizing the fundamental volumes of the figure. This technique has been relied upon for centuries and is still used by master artists and creative professionals today.

In this course we’ll be using a vocabulary of basic volumes: the sphere, the cylinder, and the cube. If you’re enrolled in this course you should already be comfortable drawing these volumes at various proportions and various orientations in space. We’ll be combining these basic volumes to create the more complex forms of the figure.

In this course we’re going to focus primary on geometric drawings of the figure. These geometric drawings are a powerful tool that will ensure that you see and draw the figure as a dynamic 3-dimensional object moving through space. Once you’ve learned how to draw the body geometrically, you’ll learn how to incorporate a dramatic sense of volume into realistic drawings by using dynamic mark making and descriptive contours.

To help you understand the volumes of the body, this course includes some unique projects. You’ll be led step by step through the process of creating anatomical models of some of the more challenging volumes of the body including the head and the rib cage. You can use these models as drawing and anatomical aids so you always have help understanding how these forms of the body operate in perspective.

This course includes numerous timed practice poses as well as downloadable still images of fully nude figure drawing models.

Because this course features photographs of fully nude models, it is important that you conduct yourself maturely and appropriately in the course.

This is an intermediate figure drawing course. It is highly recommended that you complete my Gesture course before taking this course.

How to Draw Cute Cartoon Animals with Simple Shapes

by understanding the circle cross technique

Created by Jayson Lecuyer - A natural artist

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Students: 7990, Price: Free

Students: 7990, Price:  Free

Students will learn how to draw cute animals with simple shapes. I will break down each animal starting with the circle cross technique. Students will gain confidence by the end of each lesson and will be drawing cute animals by the end of the course. Feel free to take my second course that covers more animals and will help you graduate to the next level of art.

Drawing Cute Pets in Procreate | Kitten and Puppy

Learn to draw Cute Characters in Six Easy Steps like a Pro. Step by Step Demo from Basic sketch to Final Render.

Created by Prince Rajasekar - Creative Director and co-Founder, EyePixFx Studio.

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Students: 5633, Price: Free

Students: 5633, Price:  Free

Both the demo is going to cover each drawing from Beginning to End.

We are going to go over every Detail, every Step, every Tool that is use to create the finished product, So that you can see how I go step by step from a complete beginner level basic sketch to a finished rendered painting.

The step by step method will work for Any layer-based applications Like Photoshop, Procreate and many more.

This is a practical steps course. Where we will be going through a step by step process of each painting. your assignments are to just recreate the same drawing and to master the Trick.

You need to have 3 things to go through this course smoothly.Any drawing TABLET , any STYLES , any Layer based Drawing SOFTWARE. If you don’t, then you might have a hard time re- creating the drawing.

I am Sure you will Love it .

Drawing Comics – Anatomy and Figure Drawing

A step by step guide to drawing human anatomy

Created by Ed Foychuk - Illustrator and Instructor at How To Draw Comics . net

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Students: 5485, Price: $29.99

Students: 5485, Price:  Paid

Let me ask you something. Do you ever struggle with anatomy?

 

Maybe you're not completely sure where the muscle groups go, so you just kinda guess instead - and hope it's right.

 

Or do you ever get people who leave feedback on your work, simply stating "You need to improve on your anatomy" and then forget to tell you how, or where to even begin?

 

You might be motivated to learn anatomy, but just feel so overwhelmed by the thought of how long it's going to take to learn every single muscle from memory. 

 

If that's you, Ed Foychuk's new course "How To Draw Comics | Anatomy" might just be just what you need to

help you solve those anatomical obstacles once and for all.

 

 

When it comes to drawing characters in comic books, animation, story boarding or concept design, understanding anatomy is critical to drawing people that look accurate.

 

Every muscle carefully clicks into the body like an interlinked jig-saw puzzle to power the human machine. They propel each movement with momentum - tensing, twisting and pulling to execute our desired, physical action.

 

It's a complex system to say the least.

 

But learning anatomy is necessary to truly harness the power of dynamic figure drawing.

 

If you can hack the intricate, underlying system of muscles within the human body - to understand how each muscle connects to the next; it's size, form and purpose, the level of confidence you possess in your figure drawing abilities will sky rocket.

 

In fact, you'll have complete control over the way you draw your characters.

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Imagine, being able to draw your characters in any pose, from any perspective, knowing that their 

anatomy is properly structured, without ever having to second guess yourself.

That's what this course aims to give you in 14 lessons, spanning over  6 hours of intensive anatomy training. When you get this course you'll watch example after example as to how the muscle structure of each part of the human body is broken down, analysed and reconstructed.

 

Each demonstration is specifically designed for you to follow along with, with easy to follow steps that clearly show you how to give the basic foundations of your figures sound anatomy. 

How To Draw Comics | Anatomy covers suits such as:

  • Simplified Skeleton

  • Torso

  • Breasts

  • Back

  • Shoulders

  • Neck

  • Arms

  • Legs

  • Butt

  • Hands

  • Feet

  • Structures

  • Adding Clothes

  • Line of Action

 

Plus you'll also learn how to construct a proportionally accurate, simplified skeleton to serve as the foundation of your character's anatomy.

On top of that you'll get a PDF companion included in this course which is to designed to compliment the video tutorials your instructor, Ed Foychuk has put together. And while it could be of some help on it's own, it really is made for you to follow along with the video lessons.

 

The Art & Science of Figure Drawing: SHADING

Use your basic drawing skills to shade the figure and illustrate anatomy using dramatic light & shadow.

Created by Brent Eviston - Artist and Instructor

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Students: 4974, Price: $99.99

Students: 4974, Price:  Paid

Shading is the most sought after figure drawing skill. If you can shade basic volumes like spheres and cylinders, this course will teach you how to use those same skills to shade the human body. You’ll be led step by step through the figure shading process from simple light and shadow patterns to highly rendered anatomical details.

In addition to Brent’s award winning instruction* this course includes a set of 100 photographs of beautifully lit, fully nude figure models. These photographs were created specifically for this course and will provide hours of shading practice. This course also includes high resolution images of Brent’s original drawings for you to study.

Each lesson in this course focuses on a specific step of the shading process. At the end of each lesson you’ll be given a specific exercise. By the end of the course you’ll have your own fully shaded and rendered figure drawing.

Because this course features photographs of fully nude models, it is important that you conduct yourself maturely and appropriately in the course.

This is a challenging, intermediate level figure drawing course. It is highly recommended that you complete Brent’s Gesture course as well as his Volume & Structure course before taking this course.

*Brent was honored as one of Udemy’s Best New Instructors of 2017.

Art for Beginners: Drawing & Watercolor Painting for FUN

Create 6 Step-By-Step Drawing & Watercolor Painting Projects! Designed Especially for Beginner Artists of All Ages.

Created by Em Winn - Teacher, Art Instructor, Artist

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Students: 4395, Price: Free

Students: 4395, Price:  Free

Do you know a budding artist who would enjoy learning how to draw and watercolor paint?

Are you looking for an experienced art teacher to guide them throughout the creative process?

Are you seeking a healthy activity that will encourage creativity and boost self-confidence? 

The Art for Beginners: Drawing & Watercolor Painting for FUN course may be just what you are looking for! Designed with beginners in mind, this course is suitable for ALL AGES. With a total of 6 fun and unique drawing and watercolor painting projects, students will learn the skills to create masterpieces of their own long after the course is complete.

There are two steps in each art project:

  • Step 1: Draw the Subject

  • Step 2: Watercolor Paint the Subject and the Background

The teaching process used for the drawing portion of the project is a step-by-step method that will inspire and delight beginners into drawing action! This process involves organizing shapes and lines together until a recognizable outcome is achieved.

After students complete the drawing portion of their project, they will move onto painting the project. Students will learn basic watercolor techniques and apply these techniques to complete their project. The Art for Beginners: Drawing & Watercolor Painting for FUN course is designed to give beginners the tools they need to begin their artistic journey into self-expression, reflection, and creative thinking.

Supplies and materials needed for this course:

  • thick white paper (watercolor paper works great!)

  • watercolor paints

  • paintbrushes

  • crayons or oil pastels

  • pencil with eraser

  • paper towels

  • paper plate

  • table salt

  • bowls of water

  • mat to protect workspace

Please Note: This course is intended to be purchased by a parent or guardian for use by a beginner artist or novice art student. Adult supervision is recommended. Per Udemy’s Policy: Those under 18 may use the services only if a parent or guardian opens their account, handles any enrollments, and manages their account usage.

I would love to hear from you.

Please let me know if you have questions, comments, or suggestions. I am here to help:)

About the Instructor:

My name is Miss Em and teaching art to children is what I love to do! I pride myself on creating dynamic, meaningful, and engaging art lessons that are taught in a relaxing and joyful way. I have over 20 years teaching experience in the elementary classroom and in the art studio, and I feel that I have a good grasp on how to create an environment that makes kids feel happy, motivated, confident, and successful.

I look forward to seeing you in this Drawing and Watercolor Painting course.

Let the creative fun begin!

Figure Drawing & Sketching of Horses

Drawing & Art Course with sketches, Drawing of HORSES

Created by Houshang falahrezaei - Designer an ART instructor

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Students: 2607, Price: Free

Students: 2607, Price:  Free

Would you like to learn how to draw beautiful horses? Horses are great for drawing. Draw a figure at different angles. Do not worry because drawing a horse is simple. Draw this beautiful animal with just a few simple shapes. A few simple circles and shapes. Draw horses running, jumping, and looking. Learn how to draw a horse easily with this course. Practice from the outline to the details. Combining these simple shapes can be fascinating. Draw from shape to volume. Horses' bodies are full of beautiful muscles. You can draw a horse in two ways.

The first is using internet reference photos and the second is drawing with your own memory and creativity. There are a lot of exercises in this course. This course is suitable for students who are interested in simple drawings. So pick up your pencil and get started.

Drawing with 4 Techniques

Drawing & Art Course with sketches, Proportions. Volumes, Figures

Created by Houshang falahrezaei - Designer an ART instructor

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Students: 2175, Price: Free

Students: 2175, Price:  Free

In the third way you learn to draw with proportions. Be careful like a ruler. Follow the millimetres. We discover the slopes and angles. Slope Angle Distance Scale. What is the importance of scale in drawing? The fourth way you learn is to draw a volume. Discover each topic in four major volumes. Spherical cylindrical cubes and cones. The objects are all made in four volumes. Even a bird. We practice rotating the volumes.

Combining volumes to make objects. No object is complicated because I will teach you analytics skills. Use the objects themselves instead of imagination and pictures. Draw the object in your hand. Accurate and close. Your eye and hand triangle should be strengthened. For this you can pass these master fundamental lessons.

You understand the intensity and direction of light shading. How is the shadow shape created? How does light dance on your hand? See technical notes and geometry of light and shadow. How does light shadow the volumetric collision? What is cast shadow and how is it created? Sunlight or artificial light? What is the highlight? How do shadows and objects affect each other? What do the cube and cylinder shades look like?

What are the shades of gray? Is it with thousands of dark and light? Not just three degrees of tonalities. Black and white gray. How light shades on fabric? Again three degrees on the cloth. Black and white gray. How do light or broken surfaces change light? Look at the glitter and shine of the glass. Practice sharp reflections on the glass.

Secrets of Photo Realistic Drawings with Paintology

Photo realistic drawings can now be done easily with the free Paintology drawing app

Created by Ferdouse Khaleque - Passionate about digital drawing

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Students: 1721, Price: Free

Students: 1721, Price:  Free

Photo realistic drawings have traditionally been done in the mediums which include oils, acrylics, watercolor, pastels, charcoals etc. Now with the introduction of the Paintology drawing app, anyone with a phone or a tablet can make photo realistic drawings.

This craft of photo realistic drawings are shown clearly in this course. There are no digital effects of any kind to create photo realistic drawings, the app helps you to develop your drawing skills. With one or two brush tools you can also make this drawing.

For more courses in Paintology, please search for Paintology in the Udemy search box.

Hope to see you soon in one of my courses with Paintology!

Free Hand Drawing – Beginners

Let the art flow

Created by Meenakshi Sundaram - comic book writer

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Students: 1507, Price: Free

Students: 1507, Price:  Free

A beginner level course to help people draw from their mind. This course help students to get friendly with pencil. They will learn all the simple techniques and concepts to let the art in them flow.  All complex ideas can be understood easily if illustrated so with that in mind this course is designed to help people draw their ideas.

Complete Figure Drawing Course – Draw Dynamic Characters

Figure Drawing foundations to create Dynamic Characters and master Drawing Anatomy. Improve your character design skills

Created by Patricia Caldeira - Digital Illustrator, Graphic Designer at Don Corgi

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Students: 1423, Price: $94.99

Students: 1423, Price:  Paid

"Every class is a masterpiece. Clear cut instructions and no garbage whatsoever. I strongly recommend her!"

Create Dynamic Characters, Step-by-Step

Do you want to learn how to draw amazing characters and portraits?

Tired of trying to memorize every muscle in the human body?

Then this is the course for you!

With clear cut instructions, this figure drawing course will teach you how to draw beautiful characters one video at a time.

Created with beginner artists in mind.

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About Me

Hi, I'm Patricia Caldeira! An artist and art teacher that has taught over 14.000 students throughout the years.

I've also worked for Clip Studio Paint (Celsys), Musicians, Youtubers and more for over 10 years.

This is the figure drawing course I wish I had when starting out.

It took me many years to learn everything, but it doesn't have to be that way for you.

Let me guide you.

I've gathered all my knowledge into these videos, so that you too can improve your drawing skills and achieve your dreams!

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What's Inside

You'll be going through a simple step-by-step curriculum to master drawing the human body.

We'll be:

  • Drawing The Head

  • Adding Details (Mouth, Eyes, Nose, ...)

  • Drawing The Torso (Female and Male)

  • Legs, Hands, Feet, ...

And much more!

Everything in several points of view and broken down into easy to follow videos.

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Less Theory, More Practice

This is a highly practical course.

That means that you'll be practicing alongside me every part of the human body.

With this practice you'll improve your art skills greatly in a short time!

Not only that, but you'll have work to show for your time.

In fact, if you follow all the Assignments in this course, you'll have a fleshed-out human character drawn in a dynamic pose.

You just need to follow the steps.

  • Master Drawing Anatomy. Every part of the human body covered, no need to memorize muscles here!

  • Learn How To Draw Proportions for the Human Body. Tall characters, small characters, you'll know how to draw proportions for each.

  • Improve Your Skills And Productivity. Take a fun and challenging step by step approach where I guide you along the way.

You won't need to memorize 1 single muscle name with this course.

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F.A.Q

  • "I don't draw digitally! Can I take this course traditionally (with pen and paper) ?"

YES! I've had many students that take my courses completely traditionally and get amazing results. Use whichever tool you're more comfortable with.

  • "I'm a beginner, I've only recently started drawing. Will this course work for me?"

Absolutely. In fact, this figure drawing course was created with beginner artists in mind! Even if you have never touched a pencil or a drawing tablet before, you'll learn a LOT with this course.

So are you ready to master figure drawing?

I'll see you inside!

And as always,

Keep on drawing.

- Patricia

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There's no risk here!

If you're still not certain if this is the course for you, I offer a 30-day 100% Moneyback Guarantee in the first 30 days of purchasing the course - no questions asked.

This is a Drawing Course where we break down and simplify Figure Drawing step by step, so it is intended for any Beginner that wants to improve their Drawing skills.

If you're new to drawing anatomy as well, this is the place for you. We're going to break each section of our Character Design process one step after the other, so you can improve your anatomy drawing skills for each body part.

Learn to love Figure Drawing.

Let's get started with this drawing journey!

Join the Course and I'll see you in this Figure Drawing Course right after!

Animal Sketching & Drawing for Beginners

Drawing & Art Course with sketches Drawing

Created by Houshang falahrezaei - Designer an ART instructor

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Students: 1351, Price: Free

Students: 1351, Price:  Free

Would you like to learn how to draw animals? Dogs, cats, birds and horses and lions.

You must first draw and divide the animal body into its original shapes. Using circles, ovals, and curved lines.  You know that animals' bodies have tissues. How to draw animal body?

The subject of animal design is one of those topics that, despite being very attractive and an undeniable need of visual artists, especially illustrators, cartoonists and animators, has so far received unbelievably little attention to our education! Most of the designers who are working professionally today have gained this knowledge with effort and a lot of time and energy.

I am happy to have organized an animal design workshop to train students as well as those designers who feel weak in this area. In this workshop, a process is on the agenda during which you will first learn to see correctly and then you will move towards drawing correctly. You will go through this process by studying the treasure trove of information about animals. You will also learn how to draw animals with the correct scale and display the movement, gesture, and figure.

Draw a digital portrait using the Paintology drawing app

Learn important drawing techniques with this course

Created by Ferdouse Khaleque - Passionate about digital drawing

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Students: 1252, Price: Free

Students: 1252, Price:  Free

In this drawing, we use the free Paintology app available from the Google play store to do a portrait drawing.

This drawing exercise touches on some important techniques that are essential to drawing in all types of mediums.

You will learn new techniques, appreciate digital drawing, extend your drawing skills. Once you have developed your techniques, you will be able to draw any type of subjects with the Paintology app.

Try many other drawing tutorials available in Udemy, just type Paintology in the search box and also the in-app video tutorials.

Digital drawing is now more fun and easy than ever before.

Hope to see you in one of my courses, soon!

Creative B&W Pen Drawing

The Rules of Creativity

Created by Francisco Capelo - Visual Artist

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Students: 577, Price: Free

Students: 577, Price:  Free

You may think that Drawing belongs to realistic art. And you may also think that this kind of creative visual expression belongs to artists.

You would be wrong on both ideas.

Creative Drawing should be everyone´s territory. Because it has to do with our mind. And our emotions. It´s the way we connect to the world outside: the objects, and animals, and plants, and absolutelly Everything that we see and touches our hearts.

If we are Humans - we Draw. It´s as simple as that.

The Black & White aesthetics continues to be very, very strong in Art History, and keeps producing incredible artworks.

Remember that these paperart works have the maximum colour contrast: black ink on pure white paper.

This Creative B&W Drawing course is divided in 4 parts:

  1. Wrong ideas beginner artists have (copy reality or the pencil and rubber kind of drawing, for instance);

  2. Art history and Comic book masters (Corto Maltese by Hugo Pratt, for example);

  3. Human figures and abstract symbols (and how to merge these two visual elements);

  4. Technique - visual composition (how to achieve your own unique creative voice and personal style).

And each 4 parts of this course has a different pratical project:

  1. Chaotic line and human figure;

  2. Make a perspective

  3. Draw a mother and son

  4. Create a simple but complete scene: figures, symbols and background

    It intends to suggest new ways of creating highly engaging and interesting works with simple elements that most people think don´t belong to visual arts: lines, patterns, letters, numbers, signs...

A world of new emotions is waiting for you.

Now you will be able to create another reality - Yours!

watercolour drawing from start the art & science of drawing

How to do water colouring

Created by Jay Nale - Artist

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Students: 572, Price: Free

Students: 572, Price:  Free

In this course you will be able to learn 3 water colour drawings in which 1 drawing is of sunset and 2 drawings are couple drawings

Please purchase this course and I assure you on be half of udemy that the cources will be available lifetime.

Hope you will like the course and will give your best rating possible

And enjoy the landscape painting by Jay nale only on Udemy.

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Figure Drawing

Learn to Draw Dynamic Figures

Created by Siobhan Twomey - Artist, Animator & Figure Drawing Instructor

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Students: 90, Price: $89.99

Students: 90, Price:  Paid

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to draw dynamic and expressive figure drawing, or if you would like to push your drawing skills to a higher level through drawing the figure, this course is for you.

This course is also for complete beginners who have never drawn the figure before, because you will learn a set of foundational techniques that beginners and seasoned artists can use to dramatically improve your drawing.

In this class you will learn what I believe are the 3 most important aspects of figure drawing:

  • how to make marks that your own unique expression,

  • how to observe, or see, correctly;

  • and how to identify anatomy on the model to draw what you see with more precision and detail.

You’ll start out learning ways to unlock your own signature for drawing: your marks on paper - we’ll explore this through gesture drawing, using short 1 minute and 2 minute poses to create fluid, dynamic and powerful studies. I’ll explain exactly what gesture drawing is and what it isn’t, I’ll give you a set of exercises to develop the technique of gesture drawing, and you’ll also learn the real reason behind these ultra short poses like 30 seconds or 1 minute, and the real reason has nothing to do with making a fast sketch!

From there, you shift gears and discover the other side of the coin to gesture - a slowed down and considered contour line. This is a crucial skill that will help you to develop your observation. The way you look at anything when you draw is the key to being able to draw. And contour drawing is the most powerful and most direct way to unlock this.

You’ll learn all about blind contour, outer contours and edges, and cross contours.

After developing correct observation, and developing a way of expressing what you see, you will then learn how to apply a solid knowledge of the underlying structure. You’ll learn all about anatomy for artists, and how to identify and understand the structure that you’re drawing.

Then I’ll show you how to bring together everything in a cohesive and unified way of drawing - a Natural Way of drawing, a way of drawing based on your marks and your observation., supported by your understanding of the forms.

This last section completes a drawing skillset that i believe is powerful and will never let you down. With this, you’ll be able to draw anything.

I’ve been drawing the figure for close to 20 years now. The way I express my self though drawing is I believe who I really am as a person. Thats what it’s like, the power of discovering your own voice as an artist. Figure drawing for me is not just about proportions and anatomy it’s also deeply about creativity and expression.

I would love to share this with you and help you to discover your artistic voice through figure drawing, because not only is figure drawing a beautiful art in itself it’s also probably the most foundational art practice you can do.

So, join me in the class and start improving your drawing and your creativity today!