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Week 14 -15 Summary – Learning to draw

In late January I began learning figure drawing with the help of Brent Eviston’s wonderful Gesture: an introduction to the art of figure drawing course on Skillshare. In this course Brent teaches what need to get started drawing the human figure — from the very basics. I was really apprehensive about attempting figure drawing because …

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Week 11-13 summary – learning to draw

This covers weeks 11-13 of my year of learning to draw. This was quite an exciting few weeks of drawing learning and practice. My main focus during these three weeks was learning about shading and shadows. Brent Eviston has two courses on shading, “Shading Fundamentals : Drawing with Dramatic Light and Shadow” and Shading Beyond …

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Week 9-10 summary and progress so far – learning to draw

This is a week 9-10 summary of my 365-day experiment in applying the principles of deliberate practice to (finally) learn to draw. It’s been a hectic couple of weeks, so I’m combining weeks 9 and 10 into one update. And since it’s been about two months since I started, I thought it would be nice …

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