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It’s always interesting having your content shared online, what’s even more interesting is when a YouTuber like Draw With Jazza shares your content to his massive following. The other day my Skillshare Class was blowing up with enrollments and I wasn’t sure why. Many of these were people who just barely started an account and …

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Step by Step Drawing | How To Draw People | Figure Drawing

How To Draw People As another entry into my ongoing figure drawing sessions at Weber State University. I like these simple art poses since you don’t have to worry too much about extreme foreshortening and when you are working on anatomy drawing, sometimes it’s best to keep it simple. This model was enjoyable to draw, …

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Figure Drawing | The Pastor

Figure Drawing in Charcoal | Life Session I’ve been to a lot of figure drawing in charcoal sessions over the years and I must say, recently I had the opportunity to draw an older gentleman and it was very enjoyable. This guy was a pastor and the entire time he was modeling for us, he …

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Figure Drawing: A lesson learned.

Figure Drawing is an incredibly peaceful and rewarding event. I hold all the models in the highest regard, after all, they are sharing something special and very private with me, their figure. Just recently I took my latest figure drawing down, I’m not sure if anyone noticed or not, but there was a reason. I …

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Some Past Figure Drawings

As the years continue to pass, I realize how much art I do that I never share with the public or that I post on only one social outlet and forget others. Due to the nature of social media, different platforms attract different users and like everyone, I have my preferred platforms too. The majority …

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Portrait Drawing Session 01-20-18 by Miconi

Portrait Drawing Session at Weber State University

I had the opportunity to attend another weekly drawing session up at Weber State University. This session was a clothed figure of an older lady so I decided to do a portrait drawing session of her. When you see things through the eyes of an artist, you get to see beauty in more things than what …

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Weber State Figure Drawing Session

Weber State 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 skin adding a red hue. You can see folds in the skin and …

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Chalk It Up North 2017

Chalk It Up North Chalk It Up North is a street chalk contest that started up only a couple years ago in Northern Utah and it has been quickly catching on and getting larger and larger every year. I’m always interested in joining these events but since I don’t do well with heat, I decided …

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Figure drawing for Figure Drawing Fundamentals Course by Adam Miconi

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 hoping that all this helps you get started in bettering your drawing skills …

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How To Sharpen Charcoal Pencils

A short time ago I created an in-depth video on how to sharpen charcoal pencils. It’s an introductory course that I wanted to share for free to help teach people how to properly sharpen their charcoal pencils because this way seems unusual and unless taught, you most likely would never try it. How to sharpen …

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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 yourself, do you truly want to be an …

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Woman's portrait final in charcoal by Adam Miconi

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 some proportions you simply run a …

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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 I wanted to do a fairly quick study focusing on the triceps and forearm. This was done in …

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