When entering his class he will tell you to stand 5 feet away from the easel (a reference point) and to gaze at the model you are drawing. From there you begin to draw the human figure in simplified Angeles, composing a counter of the human body. A process similar to sight sizing. Which increases your skills of observation. This is the prelude to the painting portion.
If your looking for a remedy to help out your figure drawing/painting needs. I highly recommend in taking his class.