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Full Introduction to Figure Drawing and Character Design - Self-Paced

Karina Kozina
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Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(1,358)
This art course is an introduction to drawing human figure, an essential skill for any artist. Students will learn how to draw people in motion and how to create their own characters. It is designed to be thorough yet accessible and fun.

Class experience

6 lessons//5 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Proportions of the human body
Understanding proportions and a basic structure of a human body. Male and female characters, "The Incredibles".
Lesson 2
Silhouettes - body in movement
Further practicing finding proportions of the body, drawing two silhouettes - male and female Dancers.
 Week 2
Lesson 3
Introduction to gesture drawing
Drawing figure in motion - male and female superheroes.
 Week 3
Lesson 4
Intro to portrait drawing
Understanding proportions of human faces, drawing characters' heads at different angles
 Week 4
Lesson 5
Drawing hands and feet
Understanding basic structure of hands and feet, creating multiple drawings
 Week 5
Lesson 6
Introduction to character design
How to draw a character wearing an outfit. Anime characters, Sailor Moon. Practicing complex poses.
This class is taught in English.
A sketchbook 
A set of drawing graphite pencils
A black pen
An eraser
Star Educator
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(1,358)
Hello! My name is Karina, I am a professional educator, artist and linguist. At this point, I have over 12 years of experience teaching students of all ages, both in-person and on-line.
I'm also proud to be one of the top art teachers on Outschool... 
Self-Paced Class


weekly or $60 for all content
6 pre-recorded lessons
5 weeks of teacher support
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1 year of access to the content

Completed by 81 learners
Ages: 10-15

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