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Gesture Drawing

with Warren Louw & David Rosel & Genzoman
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Learn about gesture drawing from the amazing Warren Louw & see different approaches to the same brief by David Rosel & GENZOMAN.
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9
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beginner to advanced
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Warren LouwDavid RoselGenzoman

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Warren Louw is a freelance illustrator and character designer from South Africa. His style is influenced by both Eastern and Western cultures, and he is most recognized for his renditions of beautiful women.

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Description

This course is so much more than just gesture drawing! You’ll learn about form, dynamic posing and figure drawing in perspective. You’ll even learn about drawing from photo references and get to dig deep on cool concepts like contrapposto and counter angles.

This course will boost your figure drawing skills to the next level. And don’t worry, if you don’t have any skills to begin with then this course is perfect for you too 🙂 You’ll also get TWO bonus lessons by artists David Rosel and Genzoman where they complete the same Aphrodite brief as Warren, allowing you to compare their unique methods and styles.

Duration: Over 9 Hours of lessons, theory and practical assignments spaced over the course of 1 month. This will give you time to complete the excercises!

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What you’ll learn

  • Learn the fundamentals of gesture drawing
  • Learn about form, dynamic posing & figure drawing in perspective
  • Learn about drawing from photo references
  • Dig deep on cool concepts like contrapposto and counter angles
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Lesson Plan

with Warren Louw
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01

Flow

01:14:17

Starting off we get into building your awareness of flow. This is your most basic foundation and most important gesture fundamental.

   2 exercise sheets included

02

Contrapposto

34:43

Cranking the simplicity up a notch we get into counter angles within flow and how that can bring so much more life into your gestures.

   Exercise sheet included

03

Perspective and Form

01:19:48

style=”color: #666666;”>   Exercise sheet & 3 Photo Model Reference photos included

Being aware of where your viewpoint is coming from is critically important. We get into defining your perspective and how that affects the forms of your gestures.

04

Forshortening and Angles

01:31:53

   Exercise sheet included

Taking part 3 further, we look at more advanced versions of perspective and fine tune your awareness of working with angles.

05

Dynamic Flow

30:28

   Exercise sheet included

The Flow Continues. Now that you are becoming more familiar with gestures, we return to flow basics to build our awareness even further.

06

Alternate Ways to Flow

50:46

   Exercise sheet included

The Flow Continues. Lastly we now focus on various ways to do studies through different techniques to expand your horizons and gain a greater feeling for.

07

Aphrodite Demo

01:40:24

style=”color: #666666;”>   Final Aphrodite image included

Now you get to enjoy a time lapsed video of my interpretation of the goddess, Aphrodite, completed in 9 hours 59 minutes.

Lesson Plan

with David Rosel
01

Bonus content

43:57

   Final Aphrodite image included

In this lesson, you’ll get to see how David Rosel takes the same Aphrodite brief and interprets it in a totally different way to Warren, creating a really cool design in his own unique style.

Lesson Plan

with Genzoman
01

Bonus content

01:01:36

   Final Aphrodite image included

In this final fun lesson, the awesome Genzoman will follow the same Aphrodite brief and create his own unique image.

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Shamar

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I recommend it for Intermediate
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Danijela

3 months ago

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I recommend it for All levels
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Zhanna Bulankova

4 months ago

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I recommend it for Intermediate
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Natalia

5 months ago

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Thank you so much for this great course!
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Natalya

5 months ago

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A great course that definitely unblocked me for drawing gestures ! I tried many approaches before but always finished with questions and unclear points, there were definitely something I couldn't get right. The approach presented in this course is definitely the one I was looking for since all this
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time ! It worked best for me, everything is so clear now, I would just say a huge THANKS to Warren, you unblocked my art ! ^^
I recommend it for All levels
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Frank Rinderle

6 months ago

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Emphatic way of teaching
I recommend it for Beginner
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Patrick Yewcic

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D.S.

6 months ago

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The course is very good, but it can be confusing for those who have zero drawing experience. This course is structured the way when a student should watch it several times and do a lot of 'homework' using reference material. This course is with character design in mind, and it's not a substitute for
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an 'academic drawing' class figure drawing. If one understands what's the goal of this class and how to organize practicing, this is very helpful.
I recommend it for Beginner
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Maria Camila

7 months ago

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The steps to follow to make a human figure are very clear and the explanations of the teacher are easy .
I recommend it for Beginner
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Fraenk

7 months ago

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Takes enough time Quick sucess ,good motivation Hope there is another course of warren
I recommend it for Beginner
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About the Instructors

Warren Louw
Illustrator & Character Designer 1 course

Warren Louw is a freelance digital and traditional artist from South Africa specialising primarily in character design and illustration for the gaming and comic industry. He has worked for clients such as ImagineFX, Udon Entertainment, Bandai Namco, DC Comics and many others.

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David Rosel
Illustrator and painter 1 course

David is an exceptional illustrator and painter from Barcelona. His experience and hard work have earned him a unique skill set. He has an uncanny ability to switch his styles up, making him a rare breed of illustrator who can conjure up any scene he wants out of thin air.


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Genzoman
Freelance illustrator 1 course

Genzoman is Gonzalo Ordoñez, a Chilean freelance artist. His epic style is especially suited to video games and mythology. Genzoman’s work is featured in: UDON Entertainment, Ultra Street Fighter IV alternative outfits (Capcom), Street Fighter Unlimited comic covers, Street Fighter X Tekken (American version), World of Warcraft: Hearthstone (Blizzard), Marvel: War of Heroes, Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game (Konami), Legend of the Five Rings, Universal Fighting System, Myths and Legends, Everything Mythology (National Geographic Kids), Pathfinder covers, Castle Age, Double Dragon: NEON, Alpha Squad, Clash of the Titans prequel comic (Warner Bros., Legendary Pictures).


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