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Figure Drawing Resource I

This is the first in a series that i'll be putting together of resources available on the net to learn figure drawing. Rebecca Alzofon of Academic Figure workshops and classes has put together a tutorial on Gesture drawing, what it is, why it is important and how to go about it. The tutorial is animated and easy to understand.

I had tagged her site a while ago but remembered it again only when i saw a reference to a study that she'd put together on Pierre-Paul Prud'hon. The article is on her interpretation of his style, technique and approach to figure drawing. She has subsequently updated the article here.

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  1. This is just a great resource Ujwala - thank you very much again.

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  2. thank you, I now have to dig up the other links :D The Maya site has been keeping me busy

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  3. Rebecca's work is great!!! I love how she makes Prudhon's technique understandable! her drawings have live and movement! Another person to check out is an Animator/Artist from Stanford named Patricia Hannaway. She combines animation and draftsmanship in her fine art.
    check out: www.patriciaahannaway.com.
    I think these artists live in the same area. Maybe they know each other?
    Thanks for the resource! :)

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  4. Hey, new article on Pat Hannaway in American Artist Drawing, Feb 2008.
    check it out, very cool...
    www.myamericanartist.com under the Drawing Tab.
    She talks about movement in drawing! Very coool!

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