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06-18-2010, 10:39 AM
In this 107-minute artistsnetwork.tv (http://www.artistsnetwork.tv) video, Drawing the Clothed Figure (http://artistsnetwork.tv/p-219-drawing-the-clothed-figure-with-joy-thomas.aspx), artist Joy Thomas shows you how to draw the full figure in charcoal from life, with emphasis on composition, proportion, gesture and mood while portraying clothing, indicating surrounding elements and adding limited color. Joy leads you through everything you need to know to try this at home--setting up the space, lighting and the model; how to take a break and get back into position; how to draw the textures of drapery, folds, accessories and hair; and how to add bits of color to bring out your focal point.

Follow along with this preview as Joy puts in shapes and edges to help describe the figure's form.
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