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Figure Drawing : Anatomy of Style

An 8-week course on developing a drawing language by simplifying anatomy into basic shapes and gestural lines

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Course Overview

Develop your drawing style

Patrick will discuss traditional drawing rendering techniques which he uses to simplify anatomy into basic shapes and gestural line to create a language your memory will use to unlock and develop your personal style of drawing.

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Course Format:   Standard
Lecture Type:   Pre-recorded
Feedback:   Individual recordings
Duration:   8 weeks
Assignment:   Due each week. Expect to spend 8-10 hrs/wk viewing lectures, q&a, and time on assignments.
Q&A:   Once a week
Materials:   See syllabus for full materials list
Skills level:   Beginner to Intermediate
Prerequisites:   Analytical Figure Drawing course OR foundational knowledge of human anatomy

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What you'll learn

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Introduction to materials (see syllabus for list) | Drawing the head: break down the formula for drawing the head
Break down the formula for drawing the figure
Long poses | In-depth focus on the hip structure and gluteus in various positions | Gravity and compression | Group and mass
Body landscape | Long poses | In-depth focus on the shoulders and chest in various positions | In-depth focus on foreshortened poses | Chasing rhythms
Long poses | In-depth focus on the torso and breasts in various positions | Gravity and compression
Body landscape | Long poses | In-depth focus on foreshortened poses
Long poses | In-depth focus on the arms and legs in various positions | Drawing with style, sanguine on toned paper
Long poses | In-depth focus on hands and feet in various positions | Drawing with style, sanguine on toned paper
Instructor

Bringing out the best in talent

Patrick J. Jones is an award winning artist, author and teacher. He has worked as a concept artist and book illustrator for most major companies and his work has featured in major U.S. exhibitions, both in NYC and Pennsylvania. His oil paintings and drawings reside in private collections worldwide. Patrick is the author of two best selling art technique books: ’Sci-fi & Fantasy Oil Painting Techniques' and ‘The Anatomy of Style detailing his figure drawing methods. His third book, ‘The Sci-Fi & Fantasy Art of Patrick J. Jones’, has just been released from Korero Press. His latest book on figure drawing, ‘Figures from Life’, will be released in early 2018.

May 14th - July 23rd

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July 21st!

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Employer Reimbursement

Animation Guild CSATTF

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Companies that hire our students

  • Naughty Dog
  • Luma Pictures
  • Google
  • EA Games
  • DreamWorks Animation
  • Blizzard Entertainment

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