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OCAD Studio: Figure Master Copy Part 5 and Timelapse

Task 2: Universal Forms

Task 2 is encouraging you to develop the skill of drawing the universal forms in a realistic way. You can learn how tone and shadow sit on these…

OCAD Studio: Figure Master Copy Part 4

Materials Painting from Part 1 Several medium sized brushes Oil colours including a red, yellw, blue, black and white (as a minimum) Palette Easel Thinner (I recommend odourless…

Task 8: Colour Theory & Still Life

Before you get started, go through the following blog post which discusses colour theory. When you know the basics of colour theory, painting becomes more effective (you will…

OCAD Studio: Figure Master Copy Part 3

Materials Painting from Part 2 Several medium sized brushes   Oil paints – including a red, yellw, blue, black and white (as a minimum)   Palette Easel Thinner…

OCAD Studio: Figure Master Copy Part 2

Materials Painting from Part 1 Several medium sized brushes   Palette including a red, yellw, blue, black and white (as a minimum)   Palette Easel Thinner (I recommend…

OCAD Studio: Figure Master Copy Part 1

Materials Canvas or a panel 1 bristle of small to medium size   Raw Umber Paint Burnt Umber Paint   Palette Easel Thinner (I recommend odourless mineral spirits…

OCAD Studio: Articulating Figure Gestures

This lesson will explain how to go about adding more detail to a drawing by breaking the simple curved lines into more complex articulations. You do not need…

OCAD Studio: Using Negative Space

OCAD Studio: Using Planes to Make Forms

OCAD Studio: Basic Head Structure

OCAD Studio: Pencil Portrait 5

Here is the final video in this series, demonstrating how to finish of the rendering and creat a focal point. I have also posted a complete timelapse of…

OCAD Studio: Pencil Portrait 4

Materials Paper (preferably good quality paper that will hold up to erasing) Mixture of pencils of differing hardness (2B, B, H, HB etc.) Kneadable eraser Drawing Board Tape…

OCAD Studio: Pencil Portrait 3

Blocking in Form Through Halftones Now that the shadows and dark tones are roughed in, you can begin developing the form by adding halftones. It is best to…

OCAD Studio: Pencil Portrait 2

Developing the Shadows Materials Paper (preferably good quality paper that will hold up to erasing) Mixture of pencils of differing hardness (2B, B, H, HB etc.) Kneadable eraser…

OCAD Studio: Pencil Portrait 1

Materials Paper (preferably good quality paper that will hold up to erasing) Mixture of pencils of differing hardness (2B, B, H, HB etc.) Kneadable eraser Drawing Board Tape…

OCAD Studio: Negative Drawing

Negative Drawing is a great way to quickly draw an image which is mostly dark with a few light patches. It creates an impressive and luminous chiaroscuro (light/dark)…

OCAD Studio: Shape Exercises

Shape exercises are a great, quick exercise to improve your observational drawing skills. They will help you to accurately copy shapes when you’re copying from life or a…

Task 4- Still life in Graphite

We have been building up a very basic foundation here for drawing in tonal media. Now task 4 explores taking on a ‘final outcome’ to put some techniques…

OCAD Studio: Articulating Constructs

This lesson will explain how to go about adding more detail to a drawing by breaking the simple curved lines into more complex articulations. You do not need…

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