Essential Drawing Mechanics & Skills

14 NEW lessons added 11/21/2019! An easy approach for developing essential drawing techniques and skills.
Materials & Important Dates
Materials & Getting Started
Basic Skills
General Setup And Materials
4 mins
Mark Making Exercise
3 mins
Basic Skills: Quiz One
Circles And Ovals
12 mins
Lines, Squares And Rectangles
11 mins
Basic Skills: Quiz
Angles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals & Complex Shapes
11 mins
Try This Shape Exercise
2 mins
Artist Gallery - Shapes Exercise
Critiques - Shape Exercise Assignment
15 mins
Curves
8 mins
Bending Shapes
7 mins
Basic Skills: Quiz
Egg Shapes
5 mins
Curve & Shape Assignments
8 mins
Artist Gallery - Curves & Shapes
Critiques - Assignment Two
12 mins
Test Your Skills - Simple Subject
4 mins
Test Your Skills - Complex Subject
3 mins
Artist Gallery - Simple & Complex Subject
Critiques - Simple & Complex Subject
17 mins
Part Two
Material List For This Section
Line Types & The Ever-Changing Line
6 mins
Defining Lines And How They Impact Humans
5 mins
Getting Started: Quiz
Assignment One
3 mins
Artist Gallery - First Assignment
Emotional Lines
5 mins
Assignment Two
6 mins
Emotional Lines: Quiz
Artist Gallery - Emotional Lines
Bring Form To Life
4 mins
Combine Techniques Demonstration
9 mins
Tea Cup Assignment
3 mins
Artist Gallery - Third Assignment
Light & Heavy Demonstration
7 mins
Introduction To Tactile Lines
3 mins
Soft & Hard Demonstration
11 mins
Textile Assignment
2 mins
Artist Gallery - Fourth Assignment
Introduction To Atmosphere
3 mins
Using Side Of Pencil Technique
3 mins
Atmosphere Demonstration
6 mins
Atmosphere: Quiz
Assignment Five
1 min
Fifth Assignment - Artist Gallery Atmosphere
Recap & Closing Thoughts
2 mins
Part Three
Basic Line Exercises
10 mins
Basic Line Exercises - Part 2
12 mins
Basic Line Exercises - Part 3
7 mins
Recap & Assignment
3 mins
Tone & Value Exercises - Part One
19 mins
Value & Tone Assignment
1 min
Visual Components & Basic Shapes
8 mins
2D & 3D Shapes 101
10 mins
Perspective With Basic Shapes
24 mins
Recap For Basic Shapes & Perspective
6 mins
Assignment
15 mins
Measuring 101
5 mins
Coffee Cup Demo - Project
14 mins
Paint Tube Demo
10 mins
Hammer Demo
19 mins
[NEW] Hammer Demo With Shading
14 mins
[NEW] Coffee Cup Shading Demo
9 mins
[NEW] Paint Tube Shading Demo
6 mins