Gayle's Beyond Stick Figures: Intro to Drawing More Realistic Characters
This course is a drawing class for students who have some great story ideas but are still at the stick figure stage of drawing characters.
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This is a drawing skills development class that starts with stick figures, then moves to drawing characters that we will build with shapes and lines. Students will learn basics about the simplified human skeletal structure and the shapes of muscle groups, in order to get your characters "in shape". Learn more about drawing bodies, heads, hands, and various eyes, to make your characters unique. There will be time (for those who want to) to share the characters they create and tell their...
Students will learn about how to draw more realistic characters. Students will learn the basics about the human skeletal system and muscle groups. Students will learn about how to render eyes, hands, and faces. Students will build confidence in their ability to draw more realistic characters. Students will learn to share their interests in drawing characters and storytelling with other students.
Students will need sharp pencils, an eraser, plenty of white paper, and/or a sketchbook. Since we outline our characters in sharpie plan to use only one side of the paper. In addition a sharpie marker, sharpie pen, or another black graphic design marker. Colored pencils and/or markers and a ruler.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
this class is ungraded
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Image of a cartoon skeleton.
Fun With Drawing, Painting, Collage & Creating Characters for Comics or Graphic Novels
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
8 total reviews
6 completed classes
I am an artist and teacher who loves to teach drawing through the observance of simple shapes and space. I believe that anyone can learn the joy of creative self expression through art and writing. I like to teach basic drawing, basic art theory,...