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Figure Drawing Resources

Drawing realistic people can be difficult, so we’ve made a beginner’s guide to figure drawing and anatomy, complete with videos, tutorials, courses, and live online classes.

Figure Drawing Tutorials for Beginners: Getting Started 💪

First time figure drawing? Start by understanding human proportions, poses, structure drawing, and human anatomy. Then, practice your gestures and build speed and confidence with timed drawings!

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Why Learn Figure Drawing?

Whether you’re pursuing animation, illustration, or another visual arts career, you will need to know how to draw the human body! Figure drawing is an essential requirement for most art portfolios and a skill that many art students find challenging.

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✍ Figure Drawing Programs - Live Lessons Online

Gain some serious skills in weekly virtual figure drawing classes and seasonal camps online for teens and adults!

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Art Intensives (Seasonal Camp)
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Accelerate your skills in our online Figure Drawing Camps for teens during winter and summer break.

Get step by step instruction and actionable feedback from a professional artist.

Watch Jessie teach how to draw legs in Figure Drawing Intensive

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Drawing Mentorship (Weekly Class)
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Mastering figure drawing is a common goal for portfolio students. Teens and adults can practice advanced figure drawing styles and techniques in a small group, and get coaching from an artist mentor.

Watch Fei give critiques and custom demos in Drawing Mentorship

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