Pencil Kings: Jon deMartin on Classical Figure Drawing Technique

Experienced artist Jon deMartin explains the many benefits of classical figure drawing techniques in this podcast.

“Learning how to draw geometric shapes first is incredibly important. If you can’t draw a cylinder coming towards you, then you’re not going to be able to draw an arm coming towards you.”
– Jon deMartin

For experienced artist and tutor, Jon deMartin, the classical figure drawing techniques of studying from life and sculptures are still the best.

And, in this week’s podcast, he explains why studying basic geometric shapes  and learning through observation will always give you better results than drawing from photographs.