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Drawing Hand Structure and Shadowing
Adding Lines Over Simple Shapes 1:03
Adding Details to the Hand 7:38
Adding Shadows 4:22
Shadowing Demo 4:57
Figure Drawing: Getting the Pose
The Order of Operations 4:40
Posing Figures 3:37
Adding Form and Mass 3:01
More Tips for Adding Mass 4:21
Figure Drawing: Shape and Form
Placing the Head 2:55
Adding Fabric 9:17
Timeline Suggestions 1:50
Proportions, Features, and Details
Proportions of Head 7:39
Drawing Individual Features 1:09
Drawing Eyes 5:45
Drawing a Nose 3:39
Drawing a Profile Nose 1:38
Drawing the Mouth 4:29
Drawing Ears 3:33
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
4 PD Hours
1 Learn how to take the fear out of realistic drawing for your students
2 Discover how to teach your students about proportion, structure, and posing
3 Explore new ideas on drawing figures and the human form
Drawing the human form can be a difficult endeavor for any artist, but this is especially true for our students. In this Learning Pack, survey a variety of approaches for drawing the human form, including a plethora of simple tips and techniques to build your students’ confidence. Gain specific ideas for all types of drawing–from beginning exercises to advanced projects–all while exploring best practices and innovative ideas in drawing the human form.
Connected Professional Art Educator Competencies
4.1 Utilizes and applies knowledge of various media effectively
4.2 Demonstrates willingness to expand content knowledge of media
4.3 Scaffolds instruction to provide a deeper understanding of art media
4.4 Utilizes and applies knowledge of various techniques and processes
4.5 Demonstrates willingness to expand content knowledge of techniques and processes
4.6 Scaffolds instruction to provide a deeper understanding of art techniques and processes
Connected National Visual Arts Standards
Anchor Standard #1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #3: Refine and complete artistic work.
High School Art Teacher and PRO Facilitator
Craig Huffman has a B.A. in Art from Buffalo State College, and a Masters in Education from Ashland University. Before teaching, Craig did freelance work as a sci-fi/fantasy illustrator for role playing games, including "Dungeons and Dragons". Though Craig still works in traditional media, he now prefers to paint digitally, or to blend traditional methods with digital manipulation.