Weber State Figure Drawing Session
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Weber State Live Figure Drawing Session

Quite some time ago I used to attend live Weber State figure drawing session. Live sessions give you opportunities to analyze a figure in ways that are impossible to do with a photo. You can see subtleties like light refracting through the…
Figure drawing for Figure Drawing Fundamentals Course by Adam Miconi
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Figure Drawing Fundamentals Course | Learn to Draw People

Figure Drawing Fundamentals Learn To Draw The Figure | In-depth Training Course Not long ago I posted my biggest tutorial I have ever released. I've made a few sections of it available for free such as the How To Sharpen Charcoal Pencils I'm…
Neck Study with digital charcoal in Procreate app by Adam Miconi
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Charcoal Neck Study in Procreate

Starting to draw digitally on the iPad Pro in Procreate. I've been doing a few studies in Procreate lately and this is a rendering of neck. The point of these studies is first to get comfortable in Procreate as I'm trying to move further…
Charcoal skull drawing for Should I Go To Art School post
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Should I go to art school?

Should I go to art school? First you need to understand that any type of education you go for is a commitment, not just a want. You can’t do it when the motivation hits you, it’s more of a dedication than a motivation. You need to ask…
Oil painting study of a hand making a fist by Adam Miconi
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A Few Painting Studies

I created a few painting studies that I wanted to share with you. The Lion painting study was designed, then applied to illustration board and then painted in gouache. I took a photo of a lion (I can’t remember where I got the image. I go…
Head sculpture of an older man in clay three quarters view by Adam Miconi
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Clay Head Sculpture

When I was in college, one of the projects that we had was to make a clay head sculpture. The more I worked on the project the more I realized it looked like a previous neighbor I had so I nicknamed the character Gary. When his wife came over…
Woman's portrait final in charcoal by Adam Miconi
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Woman's Portrait in Charcoal

In this post, I will show you a basic process of drawing a woman's portrait in charcoal. When I begin a portrait I like to use vine charcoal which is a very soft charcoal made from a willow. It is a very forgiving medium, if you want to adjust…
Arm and triceps charcoal drawing study by Adam Miconi

Charcoal Studies on Newsprint

Charcoal Studies on Newsprint Just a few quick charcoal studies on newsprint. I cover a few various subjects and different techniques for the charcoal but it fulfills the point of charcoal studies on newsprint. Arm Focus Crosshatch in Charcoal Here…