Basic Character Drawing


All monster creators need a place to start. For those wanting to learn the basic techniques of monster drawing, this training video is tailor made for you. In addition, while it provides a perfect entry point for the beginner, it also works as a great refresher for the intermediate and experienced artist as well.

Follow renowned artist and sculptor, Davis Fandino, as he guides you through a very detailed, step-by-step introduction to drawing monstrous figures, all by sketching a centaur from start to finish.

Approximate Runtime - 01:33:42


  • Finding and using photo reference
  • Laying out your drawing using a grid
  • Using shading to create volume
  • Utilizing both “positive” and “negative” space
  • Basic facial techniques

Davis Fandino