Introduction to Drawing Fairies: Proportions and Poses

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Course Description:

Dive into the realm of enchantment with this introduction to drawing fairies, where we explore the whimsical world of fairies through art.

Guided by Shelby’s passion for these ethereal beings, this course covers the fundamentals of fairy anatomy, wing design, and expressive posing to bring your fairies to life.

Venture into various fairy types from folklore and discover how to imbue your drawings with the distinctive otherworldly charm. Whether sketching in your sketchbook, or digitally, unlock the secrets of capturing fairy mischievousness, movement, and charismatic gestures. All are welcome, from the fairy-curious to seasoned artists seeking a sprinkle of magic in their repertoire!

What You Will Learn:

  • The essential differences in fairy proportions compared to human figures
  • Techniques for depicting fairy wings, from structure to intricate cell designs
  • How to instill movement and playfulness in fairy poses using the line of action
  • Exploring diverse fairy types across global folklore and their artistic interpretations
  • Tips for integrating natural elements into fairy designs for authentic magical flair

Supplies You’ll Need:

  • Sketchbook, drawing paper, or Ipad
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Optional: Markers, colored pencils, or watercolor to add a splash of color

Meet Your Instructor:

Shelby Abrahamsen

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This Is A Live Class Replay:

This is an edited replay of a Foxsy Live Class. If you’re interested in interacting directly with instructors, check out the upcoming Live Class schedule.

What’s In This Class?

  • 1 Video
  • Tips & Tricks
  • Self-Paced

Course Level: Beginner
Run Time: 48 minutes

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