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Drawing the Human Form

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Introduction

Introduction 0:58

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

Conclusion

Conclusion 1:20

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Drawing the Human Form

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 PRO 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 K-12 Art Educator Framework Competencies

STUDIO PRACTICES
7. Media and Techniques
A. Selects best practices when teaching media and techniques to students
B. Scaffolds media and technique skills for students according to age and ability level
C. Designs opportunities for students to experiment with materials and skills


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.

Craig Huffman

Craig Huffman

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.

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Resources

https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2018/08/30.1ComplexHandStructures.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2018/08/Line.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2018/08/Value.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2018/08/30.1FigureDrawingProportions.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2018/08/30.1OrderOfOperations.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2018/08/30.1PortraitDrawingProportions.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2018/08/30.1ProfileDrawingProportions.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2018/08/DrawingEyes.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2018/08/DrawingNoses.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2018/08/DrawingLips.pdf

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