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Beginner Figure Drawing Fundamentals - Dynamic Poses, Bending and Twisting

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In this lesson, we'll continue on from our initial discussions about Gesture and Construction by covering the topic of Bending and Twisting our forms, and looking at how to go about measuring the all important Three-Quarter position. 

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Continue learning with the follow up lessons: 

Figure Drawing Series:
Lesson 1 - Gesture and Construction
Lesson 2 - Dynamic Forms
Lesson 3 - Construction of the Body Parts
Lesson 4 - Proportions 

Head Drawing Series:
Lesson 5 - Constructing the Head Part 1
Lesson 6 - Constructing the Head Part 2
Lesson 7 - Constructing the Head Part 3

Intermediate Series
Lesson 8 - How to Draw Hands
Lesson 9 - How to Draw Hair
Lesson 10 - Introduction to Light and Shadow
Lesson 11 - Drawing the Torso
Lesson 12 - How to Draw Feet
Lesson 13 - Drawing the Arms
Lesson 14 - Drawing The Legs

Advanced Series
Lesson 15 - Introduction to Clothing and Drapery


  • Trailer
  • Recap / Dynamic Forms
  • Squash, Stretch & Twist
  • Demonstration 1
  • Demonstration 2
  • Demonstration 3
  • Three-Quarter View
  • Demonstration 4
  • Warm Up Notes
  • Timed Drawing Session
  • Timed Drawing Demonstration

Taught by

JW Learning

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