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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…

OCAD Studio: Two Point Perspective

When we look at the world around us, we notice that as objects move further away, they become smaller. In order to make images on a flat surface…

OCAD Studio: One Point Perspective

When we look at the world around us, we notice that as objects move further away, they become smaller. In order to make images on a flat surface…

Task 3- Part 2: Charcoal Still Life

After you have trialed and experimented with using Charcoal on different papers, you should take on a still life drawing to test your technique. Universal forms now need…

OCAD Studio: Cast Shadows

Watch the accompanying video lesson to get a better idea of the concepts explained below. Notes The softness of cast shadows is affected by the consistency of the…

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