Watts Atelier – Head Drawing Fundamentals with Brian Knox

Watts Atelier – Head Drawing Fundamentals with Brian Knox
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Join Brian Knox, as he breaks down and then builds up the process of constructing the human head. This course will instill a solid knowledge of the underlying structure of the human head. Using a combination of constructive and rhythmical approaches, students will learn how to first block in major forms, then break down the features and planes of the face, adding more information in a structured way, working ultimately towards a full value drawing. [Read more…]

Watts Atelier – Figure Drawing Fundamentals with Brian Knox

Watts Atelier – Figure Drawing Fundamentals with Brian Knox
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Figure Drawing is essential. It is a core foundation of being a great representative artist. Through figure drawing you will learn so much about the various techniques that we employ at the school, such as angle measurements, comparative measurement and plumb lines, anatomy and more. [Read more…]

Watts Atelier – Head Phase II

Watts Atelier – Head Phase II
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Now that you have started to become familiar with navigating the human head from various angles, and using a variety of techniques, it is time to put that knowledge to work. In this phase you will be called upon to take the aforementioned techniques and apply them to drawing from photos of plaster casts. We will also take a look at using casts to study individual features. All of this will be preparing you for the rigors of working from the live model. Take your time with these phases. They are equivalent to half a term at the Atelier, which is three months long. Like previous phases, it is not uncommon to take the better part of a month to get through these exercises. [Read more…]

Watts Atelier – Head Phase I

Watts Atelier – Head Phase I
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In this phase you will explore basic head construction, and learn how to simplify the complex forms of the head through various measuring techniques. You will then move on to studying the skull, the Asaro head (both simple and complex), and the rhythmical head abstraction. Each section will look at straight on, three-quarter, and profile head angles. This is a very thorough phase so take a deep breath, set your intention, and stay present. If done correctly this phase may take a month or so to get through. Take your time, and remember, slow and steady wins the race. [Read more…]

Watts Atelier – Head IV

Watts Atelier – Head IV
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This mirrors the standard class taught at Watts Atelier and is one of the cornerstones to proficient portrait drawing and ultimately painting. Sit back and enjoy because then it is your turn to give it a try.
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Watts Atelier – Head III

Watts Atelier – Head III
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I would like to thank all the users helping with these releases(and masterclass/painting aswell).
Doing rename lists, helping to decypher how the brightcove urls work, among other things.

Users list(in no special order):
spiritualink
marcofilir
test8052
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Watts Atelier – Figure Phase III

Watts Atelier – Figure Phase III
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In this phase we will be exploring one of my favorite subjects, the figure quick sketch. It is an amazing skill to execute these to their highest level, and takes years of diligent practice to really feel comfortable navigating the human form in such a short period of time.
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Watts Atelier – Figure Phase II

Watts Atelier – Figure Phase II
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Now that you have started to digest the basic foundational components of the Watts method, you can begin to apply what you’ve learned. This phase will introduce you to studying the male and female forms through photo work. Jeff will demonstrate how to bring out the basic abstraction rhythms, as well as walk you through some lay-ins from the most common angles.
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Watts Atelier – Figure Phase I

Watts Atelier – Figure Phase I
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In this phase you will learn to break the figure down into various “mannequins” and to understand the canons of measurement and proportion. You will also be introduced to the male and female planes, and how to unify your figures using the basic figure abstraction. Terms defined in this phase will become critical for studying and communicating anatomical information later. Students at the Atelier often find the core phases to be the most challenging. We will cover many concepts you must commit to memory through patient practice and repetition. Remember that lessons can be watched as many times as you like. Fasten your seat belts for this phase, it is teaming with great information! [Read more…]

Watts Atelier – Figure IV

Watts Atelier – Figure IV
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I figured that I would create a figure phase 4 forum for the new skill cycle since one was made for the last portrait one.
Anyway, here is my reference and a WIP for week one of cycle 14. I already started buffing him up, he was a little skinny in this work in progress: [Read more…]