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New Sculpture “The Orphan” (quarter life bronze)by John Brown. View in Gallery One

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NEW TUTORIAL NOW AVAILABLE-Creating great sculpture is very much like creating great Architecture....the foundation and framework has to be built first and it must be strong and contain the necessary landmarks in order to achieve aesthetic success and evoke emotion. This tutorial is about setting up the mannequin frame correctly....what we call the “back story”....plotting out the proportions on paper first, constructing the Armature, Blocking out the boney forms and dynamic posing.180 mins (HQ 1000x544 px) 


‘Pattern Recognition is a crucial skill for the Artist who must create a highly ordered composition amid many competing and often nebulous design considerations” quote from 101 things I learned in Architecture School




"Sculpting Fantasy Characters" Now Available for Download at a Nice Price ($24.99)



 John Brown's Planar Head Study Models are also now available at many Fine Art Supply Retailers. In California at Blue Rooster Art Supplies, Carter Sexton Art Supplies & AFA Supplies.... and in New York City at The Compleat Sculptor in Lower Manhattan.

Enjoy these short Film clips of new content

Head Sculpting Demo at Blue Rooster Art Supplies


Painter Extroardinaire Van Arno Draws the Planar Study Model


New Tutorial Now Available


Painter Van Arno talks Tone & it's Importance


Study Model Demo by John Brown

"People ask me what the driving force behind the success of my students is and I tell him that in addition to their hard work it's the fundamental training that I provide...this study model is what I teach them...they just wrap their imagination around it!!...I don't teach them concept, I just teach them this, over & over again!-John Brown