A Beginner’s Guide to Drawing
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A Beginner’s Guide to Drawing

Anyone can learn to draw and any artist you look up to. Whether it’s your favorite Italian renaissance man Or your favorite Japanese anime man They were not bestowed some great divine gift of talent. No, they worked for it Never really was anyone just born magically knowing how to draw a portrait Knowing how to paint, knowing how to…

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Draw Using Reilly Rhythms
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Draw Using Reilly Rhythms

I’m Tim Gula and I’m here to introduce you all to the Reilly method and how it’s broken down and applied in your drawing. Stan: Tim Gula studied under Fred Fixler who studied under Frank Reilly. I met up with Tim to watch him do some quicksketch using the Reilly method. Enjoy. Tim: I begin my drawings by first, like,…

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Drawing a Stylized Portrait (NO SHADING)
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Drawing a Stylized Portrait (NO SHADING)

Stan: Hey guys, welcome to Proko. My name is Stan Prokopenko. We need a cover image for our podcast that we’re going to be releasing soon. I decided to film it. I’m going to do these in graphite on, I believe, this is, like, Strathmore…it’s just Bristol paper. It’s got a little bit of texture on it, but not too…

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How to Draw BUTTS!!!
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How to Draw BUTTS!!!

*Theme played with farts* Hey, I’m Stan Prokopenko, and It’s time to draw butts. I’m sorry for all the fart jokes. I can’t help myself. This lesson will explain the three major butt muscles, and how they’re covered in fat and skin. The first step in drawing magnificent butt muscles is to understand where they attach. Let’s take a look.…

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The Thumbnail Sketch – Caricature Drawing
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The Thumbnail Sketch – Caricature Drawing

Hello. Welcome to part two of Caricature Drawing Fundamentals. In this lesson, we’re going to start putting the principles of exaggeration into use and learn some different ways you can find out the caricature techniques that work best for you. First, it’s important to know that there are probably a million different ways you can caricature a person and still…

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Zoo Sketching with Aaron Blaise – Drawing Lions, Tigers and Bonobos
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Zoo Sketching with Aaron Blaise – Drawing Lions, Tigers and Bonobos

Hey, everybody, Aaron Blaise here, and I’m with Prokopiko. And we are in… It’s Prokopiko. Prokopiko, no, we’ll go with that. No, start over, start over. Hey, everybody, welcome to Proko. My name is Stan Prokopenko. Oh *bleep* I’m with Aaron Blaise. Hey, how are you doing? We’re here at the San Diego Zoo. We’re gonna do some animal drawing,…

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Drawing Like a Professional: Shape Design and Facial Features
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Drawing Like a Professional: Shape Design and Facial Features

After mastering the caricature fundamentals and learning advanced techniques to get better exaggerations, what is there left to do? The short answer…the hard work. This is the final lesson in the caricature course. And it’s not actually a caricature lesson. It’s a general drawing lesson. Whenever I’ve taught caricature, most students have a hard time making their final sketches look…

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