Neck & Shoulders Study Available Now!
5 hours of drawing in real-timetime! From the very first marking on paper to the last finishing touch.
Kelvin Okafor Art Academy
Module 6 – Neck & Shoulders Study
5 hours of drawing in real-timetime! From the very first marking on paper to the last finishing touch. I will be narrating the journey from start to finish on how I created this freehand drawing.
There is also a transcript available for you to translate to your preferred languages.
The drawing tutorial is broken down into 5 videos:
- Introduction and Materials
- Layering & Structuring
- Details & Highlights
Video 1 (Introduction and Materials)
In this video I highlight all the materials I will be using in the drawing. I demonstrate how I create compressed charcoal shaving and how I apply it in my drawings.
Video 2 (Outlining)
In this video I show you how I create my proportions using freehand. I demonstrate and elaborate on the importance of the specified tools use to map out an outline – creating the foundation to build upon.
Video 3 (Layering and Structuring)
In this portion of the drawing process I demonstrate how I build up layers creating lifelike tonal values. This part of my drawing process is the most important with achieving a photo-real depiction of a subject.
Video 4 (Background)
In this video I reveal a special instrument I use for creating even opaque backgrounds. After applying Pitt Charcoal onto the drawing paper, I use this instrument in a circular motion – softly and carefully blending the charcoal deposits into the tooth of the paper.
Video 5 (Details & Highlights)
In this last portion of the drawing process I finish working on the details for the jaw, neck, shoulders and chest area. I go back to restructure certain shapes, tonal values and details.
In this stage of the process I highlight the drawing tools I use to achieve highlights within the drawing. I go back to certain areas of the drawing to remeasure proportions and fine-tune the balance light and reflection.
A high quality downloadable print with a signed Certificate of Authenticity will also accompany the print. You will have a lifetime access to the course video so you can watch at your own leisure.
Upon release of my sixth and final module for the Portrait Course, there will be two exams which will be announced in due time!
I trust you’re going to love this one as I reveal many techniques including one of my biggest secret tricks!
Link to purchase tutorial: Neck & Shoulders Study