Side by side comparison of the original and my color study. The original has more of a yellow, warm tone. Especially in the sky. The yellows in the middle field are also greener. Even though I didn’t quite get the color notes right, it was still a powerful learning experience.
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This free color class is presented by Chris Legaspi on the Draw With Chris Livestream Channel. Chris is a painter, professional illustrator and instructor in Los Angeles.
1. Properties of Color Lecture
2. Color Study Exercise: Color Study after Nathan Fowkes #1
3. Color Study Exercise: Color Study after Nathan Fowkes #2
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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!
Spring term begins Monday April 7, 2014
3 Kicks Studio Classes
Spring 2014 term begins Monday April 7, 2014
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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.
From life drawing workshop @ Gnomon School. 2 minute poses. Pen, marker and white pencil on toned paper. More after the jump.
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: