We Are Moving

April 7th, 2014 2 comments

moving to www.learn-howtodraw.com

We’re moving to a new site: http://www.learn-howtodraw.com. New url but with the same great content.  All new content and art instruction will be posted on the new site, so make sure to update your bookmarks. See you there!

Spring 2014 Available Classes

March 25th, 2014 No comments

If you like my work and want to take your art to the next level, then study with me this coming Spring term. I’ll be teaching classes at Gnomon in Hollywood, both on-campus and online. And I’ll be teaching a new watercolor sketching class @ 3 Kicks Studio in Pasadena. See links below for more information. Hope to see you in class!

Gnomon Classes

gnomon spring 2014 banner

Spring term begins Monday April 7, 2014


3 Kicks Studio Classes

3 kicks studio banner

Spring 2014 term begins Monday April 7, 2014

Video preview below:

IFX Magazine Figure Series Part 2

February 10th, 2014 No comments

ifx mag jan 2014

Part 2 of my figure drawing series for Imagine FX Magazine. This article is about rendering/shading the figure from life. I’m happy with how it turned out and the information is pretty powerful. Click here to order online.

[Tutorial] How to Sketch a Watercolor Portrait

January 8th, 2014 No comments

[Tutorial] How to Sketch a Figure in Color

December 23rd, 2013 No comments

Part 1: Focus on the drawing and blocking in the shadow.

Part 2: Add color to half-tones and lights, and transition from shadow to light.

Part 3: Concludes the color sketch by adding dark accents and finishing touches.

For information on the 10 week, in-person class happening in Los Angeles @ 3 Kicks Studio, visit:


[Sketchbook] Figure Sketches From Life – 2 minute poses

December 22nd, 2013 No comments

From life drawing workshop @ Gnomon School. 2 minute poses. Pen, marker and white pencil on toned paper. More after the jump.

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NEW 6 Part Series in Imagine FX Magazine

November 18th, 2013 No comments

imagine fx magazine dec 2013 chris legaspi

I’ve authored a new, 6 part series on figure drawing that will appear in Imagine FX magazine. The first article in the series begins with gesture, which is the foundation of my figure drawing philosophy.

The Decemeber 2013 issue is out now in selected stores. To order online, visit the publishers website:


[NEW Class!] Figure Sketching With Color & Light

November 16th, 2013 No comments

“Figure Sketching With Color and Light” is an exciting new class that combines quick sketch figure drawing with color and painting in watercolor.   This is a 10 week, in-person class that will meet every Wednesday evening at 3 Kicks Art Studio in Los Angeles. This is the perfect class for those who want to improve their figure drawing, head drawing, color or anyone who wants to transition to painting.

To enroll or for more info, visit the 3 Kicks Studio website. You may also contact the school directly by phone or email. Don’t wait, space is limited. Class begins January 15th, 2014. Hope to see you there!

online: http://3kickstudio.com/policy-registration/

phone: (626) 466-5043, or

email: 3kicksfinearstudio@gmail.com.



When: Begins January 15th, 2014

Time: Wednesdays, 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Where: 3 Kicks Fine Art Sudio, 55 Waverly Drive, Pasadena, CA

Cost: $540

You may also visit the class information page for more detailed description. Samples of  instructor work below: