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University of Milan
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So thank you, thank you, thank you!"
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"there has always
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ART INSTRUCTION that has, until
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Professor John Daly
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Rafael Sanchez-Vallejo Bey
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Browns Mills, New Jersey
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How To Draw The Figure From Your Memory Sample Clip
We just added a whole new series that will teach how to draw the figure from your memory. In this short sample clip we show you how to combine the rough skeleton with gesture line. Drawing the rough skeleton is your foundation to executing a solid figure drawing from your memory. In this step two we show you how to combine both key anatomical features as well as key gestural elements. The idea is to draw anatomy, gesture and movement all at the same time. Subscribe now to get the whole kit and Ka Boodle. Thanks for watching.