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  • Gesture Drawing
    with Alex Woo
  • Introduction to Digital Painting
    with Andrew Hou
  • Painting Creatures
    with Bobby Chiu
  • Digital Painting
    with Bobby Chiu
  • Painting with Light and Color
    with Tonko House and Cody Gramstad
  • Digital Painting
    with Craig Mullins
  • Characters for Animated Film
    with Daniel Arriaga
  • Painting with Light and Color
    with Dice Tsutsumi and Robert Kondo
  • Story-Driven Illustrations
    with Djamila Knopf
  • Watercolor Fundamentals
    with Gonzalo Carcamo
  • The Art of Caricature
    with Jason Seiler
  • Realistic Portraits
    with Jason Seiler
  • Environment and Light
    with John Burton
  • Understanding Textures
    with Jonathan Hardesty
  • Essentials of Realism
    with Jonathan Hardesty
  • Introduction to ZBrush
    with Justin Goby Fields
  • Storyboarding
    with Kris Pearn
  • Designing with Color and Light
    with Nathan Fowkes
  • Environment Design
    with Nathan Fowkes
  • Drawing Portraits in Charcoal
    with Nathan Fowkes
  • Pictorial Composition
    with Nathan Fowkes
  • Landscape Sketching in Watercolor and Gouache
    with Nathan Fowkes
  • Lighting for Story and Concept Art
    with Sam Nielson
  • Fundamentals of Lighting
    with Sam Nielson
  • Fundamentals of Character Design
    with Stephen Silver
  • Exploring Character Styles
    with Stephen Silver
  • Creature Anatomy
    with Terryl Whitlatch
  • Drawing Fundamentals
    with Thomas Fluharty
  • Oil Painting
    with Thomas Fluharty
  • Introduction to Visual Development
    with Victoria Ying
  • Expressive Characters
    with Wouter Tulp
  • Conceptual Characters
    with Wouter Tulp
Drawing Portraits in Charcoal
with Nathan Fowkes

Drawing portraits with the beautiful medium of charcoal is an exciting challenge but can also be highly difficult. The good news is that a handful of simple and understandable ideas can make it accessible to anyone willing to put in the necessary practice. This course will demonstrate the principles and give exercises and assignments for students to find success at portrait drawing. Each session consists of a tutorial and demonstrations that will guide students step by step through the drawing process, including:


* Tools and techniques to create compelling drawings
* Simple concepts to solve the challenges of drawing
* Understanding the structure of the head
* Understanding light and shadow
* The design of edges
* The design of portrait lighting
* Building a likeness
* Portrait composition
* Advanced techniques


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Receive personalized video feedback from course instructor Nathan Fowkes as students learn from weekly lecture videos and complete scheduled assignments.

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Scheduled Course Dates:
Jan 5, 2020
Mar 15, 2020
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