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Drawing the Human Form

Learn to draw the human form with correct proportions and beautiful rendering.

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Drawing the Human Form

In this course, you will learn a step-by-step method for accurately representing the human form.

Through demonstration and personalized feedback, you will go from a drawing composed of basic geometric shapes to a fully-rendered piece of art.

Areas of focus will include human proportions, drawing the body in motion, foreshortening and rendering techniques.

  • Course Type Traditional Drawing Classes
  • Duration 10 weeks
  • Skill Level
    Level 1
    Level 1

    Strong fundamentals in traditional drawing, painting and sculpting are the foundations to create amazing artwork.

    This level is about solidifying the fundamentals, getting a refresher on the most important art principles, and learning tricks to create realistic drawing and paintings.

  • Language English

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Note: This class will be offered online only

Class Timings:

Starts: Sundays, April 9th and is once a week from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT or UTC-4h) - English - Amirhossien Yaghoobi

Duration: 10 weeks

If you are unable to attend the class during the times listed above, you will still have access to video recordings of the class lectures and will still receive personalized feedback from your instructor.



Skill requirements 

To enroll in this course you should have: 

  • A foundation in the basics of realistic drawing, such as basic perspective, proportions and shading.
  • Ideally completed our Foundations of Drawing class or have equivalent practice/experience.

If you are unsure of your skill level, please contact [email protected] for additional guidance.


Language and age requirements

You should have at least intermediate level English to take this class. Please be advised that there could be artistic nudity in our classes. Students should be 14 years old to enroll.

Required Materials

Material List: 

  • Erasers: (Any)
  • Pencil Sharpener: (any)
  • Sketching Pencils: (Any)
  • Colored Pencils: (Any)
  • Pens: (Any)
  • Sketchbooks: (Any)


This Class does not require Digital Applications



Optionally, you may draw digitally if more convenient for you.

*List subject to change, the official material list will be sent before the beginning of the term.


Tech Requirements for Attending Syn Studio Online Classes

Minimum Requirements

  • A strong uninterrupted broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE) connection with a minimum 600kbps bandwidth (up/down).
  • A Laptop/Desktop computer equipped with a single core processor (at least 1 GHZ processing speed) or a smartphone/tablet with equivalent processing capabilities
  • Good speakers/earphones to listen to the classes 
  • Browser - IE7+, Safari 5+, Firefox, Chrome 
  • Operating System - Windows XP, Mac OS 10.6, Linux distro based on 3.0 kernel, Android 5.0, iOS 10


Syn Studio Recommendations

  • A strong uninterrupted broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE) connection with a minimum 1.5Mbps bandwidth (up/down). You can also connect to the internet directly using your ethernet cable to improve your experience.
  • Laptop/Desktop computer equipped with a dual core processor with at least 2 GHZ processing speed and a 4 GB RAM
  • High Quality speakers/earphones to listen to the classes
  • Browser & Operating System - We recommend using the latest version of the browser and operating system for an optimal online classroom experience.

Course Outline

*Please note that the following outline is subject to change slightly at the teacher's discretion.

Week 1

Learn all about the basic proportions and methods for constructing the human body.


Week 2

Create the human form in 3 dimensions and grasp reference points and measurements.


Weeks 3 and 4

Create a convincing silhouette and learn to draw the leg, arm, torso and head easily.


Weeks 5 and 6

Continue realistic rendering of parts of the body and learn the basic 3-tone shading system for convincing modelling and cast shadows.


Weeks 7 and 8

Develop proficiency in drawing the hands and feet from all angles and increase your modelling and rendering skills.


Weeks 9 and 10

Create finished drawings for your portfolio and present completed work in a professional manner.

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