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Class and Demo Videos

 

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 In these videos, Sheldon Borenstein demonstrates everything from how to hold a pencil, How to tell a story with gesture, to using anatomy and much more. These lectures, which where once only available for select students, are now available for everyone to watch at their own convenience. They also make wonderful companions to our textbooks. Once you download a video you own it and you can view it over and over again.


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Sheldon's Demo Videos

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1 - 2 Tools Videos

Tools Part 1

 

File Size: 329 MB
Video Length: 60 min

Video Contents:
'Cal State Cool' 
How to Hold a Pencil
Simple Shapes and Balance
Difference between Male and Female Figures
Proportion
Cross Contour
Silhouette
Negative Shapes
Arrows
The Nose Knows the Weight


 
 
$19.95
 

Tools Part 2

 


File Size: 301 MB
Video Length: 55 min

Video Contents:
Proportions with Foreshortening
The Motivator
Complex-Simple
The Line of Action
The Law of Opposites
Landmarks

 
$19.95
 

Tools - Complete Package

 

Videos Tools 1 & 2
File Size: 670 MB
Video Length: 155 min

 
$29.95
 

3 - 4 Layins and Structure Videos

Three Different Layins

 

Video 3: Three Different Layins
File Size: 313 MB 
Video Length:57 min 

Video Contents: 
The Wire Layin 
Slow is Fast 
Shape Layin 
Form Layin 

 
 
$19.95
 

Structure

 

Video 4: Structure
File Size: 320 MB
Video Length: 58 min

Video Contents:
Melting Cylinders
Cube Forms
Spherical Forms
Combining of Shapes
Structuring Your Drawing
Grouping Parts

 
 
$19.95
 

5 - 7 Head Drawing Videos

Head Drawing Part 1

 

Video 5: Head Drawing Part 1
File Size: 405 MB
Video Length: 76 min

Video Contents:
Proportions
Rhythm Chart
Rhythm Chart in Profile
Planes
Facets
Planes of the Face

 
 
$19.95
 

Head Drawing Part 2

 

Video 6: Head Drawing Part 2
File Size: 373 MB
Video Length: 71 min

Video Contents:
How to Construct the Eye
Placing the Eyes in the Skull
Direction of the Eye
Eye Demos
Cartoon Mask
Expressions

 
 
$19.95
 

Head Drawing Part 3

 


Video 7: Head Drawing Part 3
File Size: 495 MB
Video Length: 89 min

Video Contents:
How the Nose Fits on the Face
Male Nose In Profile
Female Nose
The Mouth
Men’s Lips
The Ear
Birth to Death
The Head

 
 
$19.95
 

Head Drawing - Complete Package

 

File Size: 1273 MB
Video Length: 263 min

 
 
$59.85 Now $53.87
 

8 - 9 Hands and Feet Videos

Hands and Feet Part 1

 

Video 8:Hands and Feet Part 1
File Size: 318 MB
Video Length:58 min

Video Contents:
The Hand
Hand Proportions
Step Down at the Wrist
Bones of the Hand
Gesture of the Hand
Hand Construction
Quick Sketches

 
 
$19.95
 

Hands and Feet Part 2

 

Video 9:Hands and Feet Part 2
File Size: 282 MB
Video Length: 51 min

Video Contents:
More Quick Sketches
Foreshortened Hand
Two Hands
Bones of the Feet
Bottom of the Foot

 
 
$19.95
 

Hands and Feet - Complete Package

 

Hands and Feet - Complete Package

File Size: 600 MB
Video Length: 109 min

 
 
$39.90 Now $35.91
 

10 - 13 Anatomy videos

Anatomy Part 1

 

Video 10: Anatomy Part 1
File Size: 416 MB
Video Length: 75 min

Video Contents:
Deltoid
Pectoralis Major

 
 
$19.95
 

Anatomy Part 2

 

Video 11: Anatomy Part 2

File Size: 300 MB
Video Length: 54 min

Video Contents:
Inguinal Ligament
Rectus Abdominus
Serratus Anterior
External Oblique
Trapezius

 

 
 
$19.95
 

Anatomy Part 3

 

Video 12: Anatomy Part 3
File Size: 265 MB
Video Length: 48 min

Video Contents:
Latissimus Dorsi
Infraspinatus
Rhomboids
Bones of the Arm
Biceps
Triceps
Introduction to the Lower Arm

 
 
$19.95
 

Anatomy Part 4

 

Video 13: Anatomy Part 4
File Size: 245 MB
Video Length: 44 min

Video Contents:
Intro to the Lower Extremities
Adductors
Sartorius
Tensor Fasciae Latae
Peroneus
Gastrocnemius

 
 
$19.95
 

Anatomy - Complete Package

 

Anatomy - Complete Package
File Size: 1.2 GB
Video Length: 248 min

 

Video 10: Anatomy Part 1

Video 11: Anatomy Part 2

Video 12: Anatomy Part 3

Video 13: Anatomy Part 4

 
 
$79.80 Now $71.82
 

14 - 15 Long Poses Videos

Long Poses Part 1

 

Video 14: Long Poses Part 1
File Size: 353 MB
Video Length: 64 min

Video Contents:
Torso Front View
Torso, Back View
Torso, Side View
Torso Demo

 
 
$19.95
 

Long Poses Part 2

 

Video 15: Long Poses Part 2
File Size: 349 MB
Video Length:63 min

Video Contents:
The Arm
Leg Demos

 
 
$19.95
 

Long Poses - Complete Package

 

This package includes both Long poses part 1 and long poses part 2 

 
 
$39.90 Now $35.91
 

16 - 17 Tone Videos

Tone Part 1

 

Video 16: Tone Part 1
File Size: 249 MB
Video Length: 45 min

Video Contents:
Intro to Tone
Value Scale
Drapery
Grouping Shadows

 
 
$19.95
 

Tone Part 2

 

Video 17: Tone Part 2
File Size: 288 MB
Video Length:51 min

Video Contents:
Example with Tone
Tone Demos
Tone Quick Sketch
Quick Sketches

 
 
$19.95
 

Tone - Complete Package

 

Tone - Complete Package

File Size: 537 MB
Video Length: 120 min

 

Video 16: Tone Part 1

Video 17: Tone Part 2

 
 
$39.90 Now $35.91
 

18 - 19 Foreshortening Videos

Foreshortening Part 1

 

Video 18:Foreshortening Part 1
File Size: 239 MB
Video Length: 53 min

Video Contents:
Intro to Foreshortening
"When Your Leg Grows out of Your Rib Cage"
The Head Foreshortened
The Torso Foreshortened

 
 
$19.95
 

Foreshortening Part 2

 

Video 19: Foreshortening Part 2
File Size: 302 MB
Video Length: 54 min

Video Contents:
The Arm Foreshortened
The Leg Foreshortend
The Figure Foreshortend
The Line of Action
The Law of Opposites

 
 
$19.95
 

Foreshortening - Complete Package

 

Foreshortening - Complete Package
File Size: 596 MB
Video Length: 107 min

 

Video 18:Foreshortening Part 1

Video 19: Foreshortening Part 2

 
 
$39.90 Now $29.95
 

Videos 1 - 19 Drawing Package

Videos 1-19: Complete Drawing Package

 

Complete Drawing Package
Includes videos 1-19
File Size: 6 GB

Videos 1-2: Tools

Video 3: Three Different Layins

Video 4: Structure

Videos 5-6: Head Drawing

Videos 8-9: Hands and Feet

Videos 10-13: Anatomy

Videos 14-15: Long Poses

Videos 16-17: Tone

Videos 18-19: Foreshortening

 
 
$379.05 Now $316.56
 

20 - 23 Drapery Videos

Drapery Part 1

 

Video 20: Drapery Part 1
File Size: 277 MB
Video Length:50 min

Video Contents:
Intro to Drapery
Drapery and Form
'The Twist'
Origin and Insertion
Drapery on the Figure

 
 
$19.95
 

Drapery Part 2

 

Video 21: Drapery Part 2
File Size: 378 MB
Video Length: 68 min

Video Contents:
Long Drapery Demo
Quick Sketches with Drapery

 
 
$19.95
 

Drapery Part 3

 

Video 22: Drapery Part 3

File Size: 310 MB
Video Length: 56 min

Video Contents:
Two Long Drapery Demos

 
 
$19.95
 

Drapery Part 4

 

Video 23: Drapery Part 4

File Size: 388 MB
Video Length: 70 min

Video Contents:
Long Drapery Demos

 
 
$19.95
 

Drapery - Complete Package

 

File Size: 1.3 GB
Video Length: 244 min

 

Video 20: Drapery Part 1

Video 21: Drapery Part 2

Video 22: Drapery Part 3

Video 23: Drapery Part 4

 
 
$79.80 Now $71.82
 

24 - 30 Technique Videos

Technique Part 1

 

Video 24: Technique Part 1

File Size: 391 MB
Video Length: 70 min

Video Contents:

Ball Point Pen
The Fountain Pen
Fountain Pen and Marker
Painting with Markers

 
 
$19.95
 

Technique Part 2

 

Video 25: Technique Part 2

File Size: 415 MB
Video Length: 75 min

Video Contents:

Fountain Pen and Wash
Fountain Pen and Watercolor
Fountain Pen, Water Brush, and Watercolor
How to Sharpen Your Pencil
Graphite

 
 
$19.95
 

Technique Part 3

 

Video 26: Technique Part 3
File Size: 288 MB
Video Length: 52 min

Video Contents:

Graphite and Marker
How to Paint with a Pencil
The Paper
Conte Pencil

 
 
$19.95
 

Technique Part 4

 

Video 27: Technique Part 4

File Size: 415 MB
Video Length: 79 min

Video Contents:

Colored Pencil
Marker and White Chalk
Pastels

 
 
$19.95
 

Technique Part 5

 

Video 28: Technique Part 5
File Size: 311 MB
Video Length:56 min

Video Contents:

Watercolor Pencil and Water Brush
Watercolor Pencil and White Chalk
Ink and Water Color

 
 
$19.95
 

Technique Part 6

 

Video 29: Technique Part 6
File Size: 487 MB
Video Length: 88 min

Video Contents:

Two Watercolor Demos

 
 
$19.95
 

Technique Part 7

 

Video 30: Technique Part 7
File Size: 211 MB
Video Length: 38 min

Video Contents:

Chamois, Conte, and Pastel
The Best Technique

 
 
$19.95
 

Technique - Complete Package

 

Technique - Complete Package
File Size: 2.5 GB

 

Video 24: Technique Part 1

Video 25: Technique Part 2

Video 26: Technique Part 3

Video 27: Technique Part 4

Video 28: Technique Part 5

Video 29: Technique Part 6

Video 30: Technique Part 7

 
 
$138.65 Now $118.70
 

31 - 35 Character Design Videos

Character Design Part 1

 

Video 31: Character Design Part 1
File Size: 322 MB
Video Length: 58 min

Video Contents:

Who? What? Why? How?
Gesture
Shape
Form

 
 
$19.95
 

Character Design Part 2

 

Video 32: Character Design Part 2
File Size: 276 MB
Video Length: 55 min

Video Contents:

Structure
Eyes
Nose
Mouth
Expressions

 
 
$19.95
 

Character Design Part 3

 

Video 33: Character Design Part 3
File Size: 358 MB
Video Length: 64 min

Video Contents:

Ears and Hair
Rhythms
Body
Arms
Hands
Torso

 
 
$19.95
 

Character Design Part 4

 

Video 34: Character Design Part 4
File Size: 170 MB
Video Length: 33 min

Video Contents:

Legs
Feet
Clothing

 
 
$19.95
 

Character Design Part 5

 

Video 35: Character Design Part 5
File Size: 157 MB
Video Length: 28 min

Video Contents:

Coloring in Photoshop
Process in Review

 
 
$19.95
 

Character Design - Complete Package

 

Character Design - Complete Package
File Size: 1.2 GB
Video Length: 375 min

 

Video 31: Character Design Part 1

Video 32: Character Design Part 2

Video 33: Character Design Part 3

Video 34: Character Design Part 4

Video 35: Character Design Part 5

 
 
$99.75 Now $89.77
 

36 - 41 How to Paint Videos

How to Paint Clouds

 

Video 36: How to Paint Clouds
File Size: 319 MB
Video Length: 58 min

Video Contents:


How to Paint Clouds

 
 
$19.95
 

How to Paint Mountains

 

Video 37: How to Paint Mountains
File Size: 268 MB
Video Length: 53 min

Video Contents:

How To Paint Mountains

 
 
$19.95
 

How to Paint Trees

 

Video 38: How to Paint Trees
File Size: 444 MB
Video Length: 80 min

Video Contents:

How To Paint Trees

 
 
$19.95
 

How to Paint Branches

 

Video 39: How to Paint Branches
File Size: 526 MB
Video Length: 95 min

Video Contents:

How To Paint Branches

 
 
$19.95
 

How to Paint: Brick, Rocks, Stone, and Bushes

 

Video 40: How to Paint: Brick, Rocks, Stone, and Bushes
File Size: 526 MB
Video Length: 95 min

Video Contents:


Brick
Rocks
Stone
Bushes

 
 
$19.95
 

How to Paint Water

 

Video 41: How to Paint Water
File Size: 335 MB
Video Length: 60 min

Video Contents:


How To Paint Water
How To Paint Reflections

 
 
$19.95
 

Painting - Package

 

Painting - Package
File Size: 2418 MB
Video Length: 439 min

 

Video 24: How to Paint Clouds

Video 37: How to Paint Mountains

Video 38: How to Paint Trees

Video 39: How to Paint Branches

Video 40: How to Paint, Brick, Rocks, Stone, and Bushes 

Video 41: How to Paint Water 

 
 
$117.00 Now $107.73
 

42 - 48 Paint Portrait Videos

How To Paint Portraits In Oil Part1

 

Video 42: How To Paint Portraits
In Oil Part 1
File Size: 292 MB
Video Length: 58 min

Video Contents:


How To Paint Portraits In Oil Part 1

 
 
$19.95
 

How To Paint Portraits In Oil Part 2

 

Video 43: How To Paint Portraits In Oil Part 2
File Size: 298MB
Video Length: 59 min

Video Contents:

How To Paint Portraits In Oil Part 2

 
 
$19.95
 

How To Paint Portraits In Oil Part 3

 

Video 44: How To Paint Portraits In Oil Part 3
File Size: 239 MB
Video Length: 47 min

Video Contents:

How To Paint Portraits In Oil Part 3

 
 
$19.95
 

How To Paint Portraits With Pencil

 

Video 45: How To Paint Portraits With Pencil
File Size: 164 MB
Video Length: 33 min

Video Contents:

How To Paint Portraits
In Oil Part 1

 
 
$19.95
 

How To Paint Portraits with Pastel

 

Video 46: How To Paint Portraits with Pastel
File Size: 223 MB
Video Length: 44 min

Video Contents:

How To Paint Portraits In Pastel

 
 
$19.95
 

How to Paint Portraits with Watercolor

 

Video 47: How to Paint Portraits with Watercolor
File Size: 295 MB
Video Length: 58 min

Video Contents:

How to Paint Portraits With Water Color

 
 
$19.95
 

How to Paint Portraits with Markers Color Pencil

 

Video 48: How to Paint Portraits with Markers Color Pencil
File Size: 322 MB
Video Length: 58 min

Video Contents:

 

How To Paint Portraits
with Markers Color Pencil

 
 
$19.95
 

Complete Paint Portraits Package (videos 42-48)

 

Portraits in Oil - Complete Package (videos 42-48)

File size: 1.7 Gb

 

Video 42: How To Paint Portraits in Oil Part 1

Video 43: How To Paint Portraits in Oil Part 2

Video 44: How To Paint Portraits in Oil Part 3

Video 45: How To Paint Portraits with Pencil

Video 46: How To Paint Portraits with Paste

Video 47: How to Paint Portraits with Watercolor

Video 48: How to Paint Portraits with Markers Color Pencil

 
 
$139.65 Now $118.70
 

49 Color Fundamentals

Color Fundamentals

 

Video 49: Color Fundamentals
Price: $19.95
File Size: 232 MB
Video Length: 42 min

Video Contents:

Color Fundamentals

 
 
$19.95
 

50 - 54 Draw With Me Videos

Draw With Me: Quick Sketch

 

Video 50:Draw With Me: Quick Sketch
File Size: 334 mb
Video Length: 66 min
Video Contents:

 

Quick Sketch Demos

 
 
$19.95
 

Draw With Me: Long Poses - Part 1

 

Video 51:Draw With Me: Long Poses - Part 1
File Size: 431 mb
Video Length: 78 min
Video Contents:

 

Long Pose Demos

 
 
$19.95
 

Draw With Me: Long Poses - Part 2

 

Video 52:Draw With Me: Long Poses - Part 2
File Size: 205 mb
Video Length: 41 min
Video Contents:

 

Long Pose Demos

 
 
$19.95
 

Draw With Me: Head Drawing

 

Video 53:Draw With Me: Head Drawing
File Size: 334
Video Length: 60 min
Video Contents:

 

Head Drawing Demos

 
 
$19.95
 

Draw With Me: Costumes

 

Video 54:Draw With Me: Costumes
File Size: 327
Video Length: 59 min
Video Contents:

 

Costumes Demos

 
 
$19.95
 

Draw With Me - Complete Package

 

Draw With Me - Complete Package (videos 50-54)

Video 50:Draw With Me: Quick Sketch

Video 51:Draw With Me: Long Poses - Part 1

Video 52:Draw With Me: Long Poses - Part 2

Video 53:Draw With Me: Head Dawing

Video 54:Draw With Me: Costumes

 
 
$99.75 Now $80.82
 

55 - 56 Perspective Videos

Perspective Part 1

 

Video 55:Perspective Part 1
File Size: 450 mb
Video Length: 69 min
Video Contents:



Intro 
1 Point Perspective 
2 Point Perspective 
3 Point Perspective 

 
 
$19.95
 

Perspective Part 2

 

Video 56:Perspective Part 2
File Size: 450 mb
Video Length: 47 min
Video Contents:




Elipses in Perspective 
Dividing Space 
Roughing Out Your Drawing 
More Examples 

 
 
$19.95
 

Perspective - Complete Package

 

Perspective - Complete Package
File Size: 900 MB
Video Length: 109 min

 

Video 55:Perspective Part 1

Video 56:Perspective Part 2

 
 
$39.90 Now $35.91
 

57 - 61 Trees Videos

Trees and Composition Part 1

 

Video 57:Trees and Composition Part 1
File Size: 464 mb
Video Length: 62 min
Video Contents:




Intro 
Complex Simple 
Roughing Out Your Drawing 
Value 
Major/ Minor 
foreground, middleground, background 

 
 
$19.95
 

Trees and Composition Part 2

 

Video 58:Trees and Composition Part 2
File Size: 446 mb
Video Length: 55 min
Video Contents:




Values in Marker 
Laying Out Color in Pastel

 
 
$19.95
 

Trees and Composition Part 3

 

Video 59:Trees and Composition Part 3
File Size: 451 mb
Video Length: 60 min
Video Contents:




Anatomy of a Tree 
Gesture of a Tree 
Roughing Out Your Drawing 
How to Construct a Tree 

 
 
$19.95
 

Trees and Composition Part 4

 

Video 57:Trees and Composition Part 4
File Size: 459 mb
Video Length: 60 min
Video Contents:
Technique 
Water Color and Pen Demos 
Pastel and Charcoal Demos 

 
 
$19.95
 

Trees and Composition Part 5

 

Video 61:Trees and Composition Part5
File Size: 439 mb
Video Length: 90 min
Video Contents:



Character design for Trees 

 
 
$19.95
 

Trees and Composition - Complete Package

 

Trees and Composition - Complete Package
File Size: 2259 MB
Video Length: 327 min

 

Video 57:Trees and Composition Part 1

Video 58:Trees and Composition Part 2

Video 59:Trees and Composiiton Part 3

Video 57:Trees and Composition Part 4

Video 61:Trees and Composition Part 5

 
 
$99.75 Now $89.77
 

Portfolio Art School Classes

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Foundations Series Classes 1 - 3

Class 1: Beginning Fundamentals

 

This is the first class for any beginning artist wanting to study the Art of Visual Communication. This specially designed 10 week course simplifies all of the traditional fundamentals that are needed to understand the basic principles of Visual Communication Art. The topics include: Line, Shape, Form, Value, Layout, and Perspective.

 
$24.60
 

Class 2: Scribble Shape and Form

 

Scribble, Shape, and Form are the foundations to any drawing you create. These are the core fundamentals that are used to create a solid drawing of any subject.

 
$24.60
 

Class 3: Beginning Perspective

 

This class is designed to teach the basic fundamentals needed to convey depth, layout a scene , and be able to place any subject into a believable environment.

 
$24.60
 

Figure Series Classes 1 - 9

Figure Class 1: Gesture

 

Gesture is the first step in any artistic endeavor.  It is the story, the emotion, the mood, and the basic foundation of any drawing. It will tell all the basic and important facts needed to establish a drawing.  It implies weight, balance, proportion, movement, and the essence and life of a pose; it is the beginning of a process, the motivation.

 
$24.60
 

Figure Class 2: Shape

 

Shape is another fundamental element that any artist needs to create a believable and solid drawing. Everything is made up of shapes, in its most basic form any object or subject can be broken down into these simple shapes: a box, a circle, and a cylinder. Shape also plays a key role as the design of any subject, layout, or any other project that an artist encounters.

 
$24.60
 

Figure Class 3: Structure

 

This is yet another key fundamental that every art student should understand. Behind everything there is structure. Structure is form; it illustrates how the individual parts are put together to create the whole. It ties the shapes you have used together into one solid drawing.

 
$24.60
 

Figure Class 4: Anatomy

 

Anatomy for the artist is rhythms.  It creates the flow in a drawing the feeling of fluidity because it ties such things as the structure of a drawing together into a beautiful artistic interpretation of the subject.

 
$24.60
 

Figure Class 5: Hands & Feet

 

Hands & Feet are an extension of Figure Drawing. This class focuses on specifically the hands and feet.

 
$24.60
 

Figure Class:6 Head Drawing

 

Head Drawing is a figure drawing class dedicated only to the complexities of the head.

 
$24.60
 

Figure Class 7: Quick Pose

 

 Quick Pose also studied as the short pose. Lecture on how to approach and quickly  apply gesture, construction, anatomy and techniques into a single study. 

 
$24.60
 

Figure Class 8: Renaissance Long Pose

 

How to approach the Long Pose through the use of classic renaissance drawings as reference

 
$24.60
 

Figure Class 9 : Renaissance Head Long Study

 

The head is the most complex part of the drawing. For every section the head receives its own class because of the time needed to learn the features. This is the extenstion of Renaissance Long Study

 
$24.60
 

Acrylic Classes 1 - 2

Acrylic 1 : Foundations

 

How to use and apply Acrylic Paint

 
$24.60
 

Acrylic 2 : Tree

 

How to paint a tree in acrylic

 
$24.60
 

Watercolor Classes 1 - 2

Watercolor 1 : Fundamentals

 

Watercolor Fundamentals teaches the basics to handling watercolor

 
$24.60
 

Watercolor 2 : Catalina Bell Tower

 

Break down how to start a scene in watercolor using the Catalina Bell Tower

 
$24.60
 

Pastel Classes

Pastel : Portrait

 

Sheldon goes over how to do a portrait in pastel from start to finish

 
$24.60
 

 

 

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