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Portrait Drawing + Critique Session

Start this course and learn Patrick's approach to portraiture using graphite and chalk. Finish your lesson the right way- a 1 on 1 critique session with Patrick.             

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Portrait Drawing with Patrick Byrnes

Drawing a realistic portrait calls for an interpretation of the values we observe in nature. Start this course and learn Patrick's approach to portraiture using graphite and chalk.

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Beginners Guide to Drawing

There are many concepts and terms students need to learn to attain a deeper understanding of design. This 3 part series focuses on exactly what a beginning drawing student needs.

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Studying with Sargent

Lady Agnew is perhaps Sargent's most captivating portrait. It launched his career as a successful portrait painter and we are going to extract as many insights as possible during the master study series.

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Portrait Sculpture with Eudald de Jauna

In this demonstration, you’ll get to watch Eudald sculpt a portrait from the armature to the final refinements. His entire process from start to finish filled with commentary from the artist.

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Figure Drawing Master Class with Stephen Bauman

Figure drawing is more than just technique. It's a weaving together of knowledge about the human body from the inside out combined with the right drawing process.

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Art Student Community (now in beta)

This is a totally beta feature- eventually it will be a place where I host competitions and give away useful stuff. Join for free if you like and maybe, over time, it becomes something interesting.

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Learning from the Masters: Rembrandt

Join Ben as he takes you through an entire master copy of late Rembrandt. Get in depth knowledge of materials and learn to paint in layers with Rembrandt as your guide.

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Kamlika Chandla

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Ian O'Rourke

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Shelah Horvitz

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