Power & Grace: The Structure Of Man | UArtsy
Power & Grace: The Structure Of Man
Instructor:
Sabin Howard

Sabin Howard breaks down the human form and provides valuable insight on constructing realistic human sculptures and drawings.

BENEFITS INCLUDE
Lifetime course access
Project based training
Community feedback
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The 5 most important lessons:

  1. Understand the major anatomical landmarks and specific planes of man.
  2. Lean the importance of rhythms and silhouettes in the human figure and how essential they are to figure drawing.
  3. Using traditional methods, properly convey the human figure in dynamic poses.
  4. How to draw proper proportions of he human anatomy and the muscles that develop it.
  5. A solid grasp on the human facial structure and the complex muscles around it.
Course Outline
Project 1 : Structure of Man Overview
Learn the major anatomical landmarks, as well as how to set up your figure
8 Lectures | 1 Assignment
Lecture 2  26:28
How to set up the Figure
Lecture 3  28:12
Proportional System
Lecture 4  33:48
Landmarks
Lecture 5  21:33
Back and Chest
Lecture 6  20:43
Porportions
Lecture 7  26:26
Armature
Lecture 8  21:41
Figure to Ground Relationship
Assignment
Assignment #1: Create a Male and a Female Proportion Diagram
Project 2 : Landmarks and Planes
In this Project, Sabin Howard discusses the major planes of the body
8 Lectures | 1 Assignment
Lecture 1  16:28
Knee
Lecture 2  21:26
Mechanics of the Foot
Lecture 3  16:47
Leg and Foot
Lecture 4  15:31
Back and Buttocks
Lecture 5  11:47
Composition and Spirals
Lecture 6  12:39
Abs
Lecture 7  18:01
Abs Illustrated
Lecture 8  11:30
Anatomy in 3 Dimensions
Assignment
Assignment #2: Create Separate Anatomical Studies for Each body Part
Project 3 : Rhytms & Silhouette
In this Project, You will learn the vital importance of rhythm and opposition in your piece
11 Lectures | 1 Assignment
Lecture 1  10:47
Model Session: Lighting
Lecture 2  06:17
Model Session: Posing
Lecture 3  12:40
Model Session: Concept Of Opposition
Lecture 4  06:37
Model Session: Gesture As Meaning
Lecture 5  07:20
Drawing Session: Concept Of Opposition
Lecture 6  08:01
Drawing Session: Concept Of Opposition Part 2
Lecture 7  07:56
Drawing Session: Posterior Anatomy Part 1
Lecture 8  04:11
Drawing Session: Posterior Anatomy Part 2
Lecture 9  12:42
Drawing Session: Posterior Anatomy Part 3
Lecture 10  04:41
Sculpting Session: Posterior Anatomy Part 1
Lecture 11  09:55
Sculpting Session: Posterior Anatomy Part 2
Assignment
Assignment #3: Create a Posterior Anatomy Drawing
Project 4 : Lower Legs
Learn the anatomy of the lower leg and knee
5 Lectures | 1 Assignment
Lecture 1  16:48
Drawing Session: Leg
Lecture 2  11:14
Drawing Session: Knee
Lecture 3  03:27
Model Session: Leg
Lecture 4  08:12
Model Session: Lower Leg
Lecture 5  03:59
Model Session: Knee
Assignment
Assignment #4: Draw the Leg
Project 5 : Head, Neck, & Shoulders
Learn how to draw and sculpt the head, neck and shoulders
7 Lectures | 1 Assignment
Lecture 1  11:17
Sculpture: Back- Head & Neck
Lecture 2  01:57
Sculpture: Front- Head & Neck
Lecture 3  04:23
Sculpture: Front- Shoulders, Head & Neck
Lecture 4  13:48
Drawing: Shoulders, Head & Neck
Lecture 5  08:46
Drawing: Shoulders, Head & Neck
Lecture 6  06:12
Model: Shoulders, Head & Neck
Lecture 7  03:41
Drawing: Shoulders, Head & Neck
Assignment
Assignment #5: Draw the Shoulders, Head, and Neck
Project 6 : An Overview of the Torso and Arms
Sabin gives you an overview of torso and arm anatomy
10 Lectures | 1 Assignment
Lecture 1  14:07
Translating Life to Art
Lecture 2  23:04
Upper and Lower Arms
Lecture 3  11:48
Hands
Lecture 4  13:29
Hands, Head and Design
Lecture 5  11:11
Pectorals
Lecture 6  06:18
Lats, Back and Ribcage
Lecture 7  06:49
Star System
Lecture 8  07:18
Surface Tension
Lecture 9  07:09
Trapezius
Lecture 10  09:17
Front Overview
Assignment
Assignment #7: Diagram the Flow From One Piece of the Body to Another
Project 7 : Arms
Learn to draw and sculpt arms
8 Lectures | 1 Assignment
Lecture 1  37:46
Drawing the Simplified Forms of the Arms
Lecture 2  25:48
Sculpture & Lifecast
Lecture 3  16:20
Drawing & Sculpture-Upper Arm
Lecture 4  27:36
Drawing & Life
Lecture 5  21:32
Sculpture-Overview
Lecture 6  15:14
Drawing-Hand
Lecture 7  09:00
Sculpture & Drawing-Flexors, Palm and Thumb
Lecture 8  10:00
Drawing-Fingers
Assignment
Assignment #6: Draw the Arms
Project 8 : Facial Structure
Learn the structure and planes of the face
8 Lectures | 1 Assignment
Lecture 1  25:28
Studio & Design
Lecture 2  35:06
Support Lines
Lecture 3  23:18
Planes of the Skull
Lecture 4  28:09
Proportions and Plane changes
Lecture 5  20:12
Mouth
Lecture 6  16:48
Eyes
Lecture 7  11:50
Female Morphology
Lecture 8  13:58
Nose & Ears
Assignment
Assignment #8: Draw Individual Facial Feature Studies
Project 9 : Feet
Learn the anatomy of the feet
5 Lectures | 1 Assignment
Lecture 1  16:34
Foot-Skeleton
Lecture 2  13:02
Inside Forms
Lecture 3  14:45
Outside Forms
Lecture 4  14:25
Wrapping Spinning Forms
Lecture 5  19:23
Construction & Narrative and Conclusion
Assignment
Assignment #9: Draw the Feet
Student Projects

About the instructor

Sabin Howard grew up in New York City and in Torino, Italy. He studied art at the Philadelphia College of Art and then earned his MFA from the New York Academy of Art. For twenty years, he taught at the graduate and undergraduate levels. He has been elected to the board of the National Sculpture Society. He has received numerous commissions and has showed his work at more than fifty solo and group shows. After 45,000 hours of working from life models in the studio, he is the creator of three heroic scale pieces, HERMES, APHRODITE, and APOLLO, as well as many smaller pieces. His works are owned by museums and private collectors all over the world, and they have been favorable reviewed by The New York Times, American Artist, Fine Arts Connoisseur, American Arts Collector, and The New Criterion, as well as several foreign journals. He is the author of the book THE ART OF LIFE with his wife author Traci L. Slatton.