per week per student
Drawing Realistic Animals
This course will train students to draw lifelike portraits of animals, taking into consideration their distinct skin texture such as fur on a cat or the cross lines on a zebra. This course will help students to add depth to their drawings applying the right effects through shading, light, contrast and shadows to make the animal drawing come to life. Students enrolling for the course can consider drawing animal portraits as the stepping stone towards becoming deft at drawing human faces.
This course on drawing realistic animals further polishes the skills gained through the intermediate course. It helps the student to apply the understanding acquired about the use of different grades of pencils, light, shading, spheres, stumps and flat brush to practical use. This course will guide students to choose the referral image and make detailed observations of the animal in the image. Moving on, guidance on drawing the image on paper, keeping in mind the observations made will be provided, alongside training to help students plan on leaving empty spaces at the beginning. Furthermore, students will be trained on the use of the right pencil grade required for strokes in the drawing. Detailed attention will be given while rendering the eyes for them to look photoreal. Touches on animals skin texture will be carried out using the flat brush and paper stumps used by artists to smudge or blend marks made with charcoal, Conté crayon, pencil or other drawing media. Final renditions to the drawing will be carried out using kneaded and pencil eraser before the penultimate effort of glazing and depth in the drawing is completed.Students enrolling for the course on drawing realistic animals can gain immensely through the experience, as creating lifelike photoreal portraits of animal is considered as a stepping stone before graduating to making portraits of the human face.
Other courses on Sketching by Sadashiv Sawant: (Intermediate Level) Pencil Sketching and Rendering and (Beginner Level) Sketching Classes For Beginners | Basics Of Pencil Portraits
About Mr. Sadashiv Sawant: Sadashiv Sawant’s keen interest in photoreal rendering using graphite on paper or in simple terms pencils arose while doing architectural visualisations for his clients. Two decades of experience in the field of architectural visualisation sharpened his vision and understanding about the various aspects of an image such as the light contours, shades and shadows leading him to apply the very principles to his pencil drawings. In the past four years he has perfected the art and is adept at producing photoreal pencil drawings or renderings of any subject be it hollywood legend Sir Sean Connery, bollywood diva Katrina Kaif, a lifelike rendition of a cat or any object for that matter.
Enrolling for this course on drawing portraits will give you command over hand movements when working on paper. Your minds would have evolved on the direction to take in order to make a portrait. The culmination of the course would ensure that you are well versed on the physical and mental attributes required to work using the medium of pencil on paper, as well as the tricks and guidelines to render photoreal portraits. By the end of this course you would be able to create a photoreal portrait of an animal to start your journey in making photoreal portraits of living beings.
Students enrolling for this long term course on ipassio can be sure that they receive individual attention from the teacher, as the class strength is limited to 2 students. It also gives teachers the opportunity, to gauge their students progress in depth and make changes whenever and wherever required, to ensure the student gets the maximum out of this course. Since, long term courses are detailed, students get the advantage of learning intricate details about this art form. The limited strength of the class also ensures that there is a strong bond between the students and their teacher clearing out any inhibitions that the student might have. The sustained guidance available from the teacher ensures that the student does not deviate from set goals or targets. Learning from a revered, experienced exponent of this art form, through the long duration of this course, keeps the student inspired and motivated to achieve more.
This course on drawing or sketching photoreal animals is a must learn course for students interested to further their skills in pencil portraits. The detailed portrait drawing of an animal taking into consideration the different characteristics of an animal is the best way for students to practise observing an image and trying to render the exact on paper. This course enables students to understand the intricacies of shading and shadows, using the different grades of pencils as well as using the kneaded eraser which gives an edge to the students when trying to draw or sketch human portraits.
This professional course on drawing realistic animals requires each student to be aware of the basics of pencil sketching and shading and should have completed my intermediate course on pencil sketching and shading.
The tangibles required for the course are listed below:
1) Brusto or Fabriano Accademia A4 size paper;
2) Staedtler pencils of grades H, B, 2B, 4B and 8B;
3) Kneaded Eraser;
4) Good pencil sharpener;
5) Paper stumps; and
6) Flat brush of half inch width.
These sections are for individual students.
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Tue 10:30 PM - 11:45 PM America/New_York
Wed 10:30 PM - 11:45 PM America/New_York