Drawing is an art that is accessible to anyone. Originally a self-taught artist, I learned so much through practice alone. However, through studying tutorials posted by peers online, taking classes with professional portrait artists, and by studying the works of old masters, I’ve been able to reach a new level of knowledge that I would love to pass on to anyone willing to learn.
I’m teaching this class to share my process with you so you can learn the drawing secret it has taken me years to discover: the most beautiful drawings are often the most simple drawings.
What You'll Learn
In this class I'll teach you how to get started drawing your own beautiful life-like pencil portraits. We'll cover:
What You'll Do
Use this class to get started on your own pencil portrait. Collaborate with classmates from all over the world and share your project for feedback.
You can get started with any pencil, paper and erasers but below are some more specific recommendations from me.
Gabrielle is an exciting young artist who is gaining attention in the art world.
While proficient in creating her own images using charcoal, graphite and pastel, she also explores other mediums including oil paint, markers, and digital art. Her distinctive style has garnered her many commissioned works as well.
Gabrielle has an Associates Degree in Visual Arts. In college she took courses in two and three dimensional design, color, portraiture, and art history.
Devoted to her craft, Gabrielle is continuing her studies by taking portrait and figure drawing and painting classes to improve and build upon her skills.
Driven by the amazing qualities of the human form and face, Gabrielle hopes to record the beauty of life in her art for others to enjoy.
Classes revolve around completing a project and collaborating with fellow students to give and get feedback on your work. Use Video Lessons and the Project Guide designed by your teacher to complete your class project.
Teachers design and present all class content, but Skillshare is community based around student-to-student interaction. You'll be surprised at what you learn from your classmates!
Never! Once enrolled, you have lifetime access to class materials. That means you can learn when and where you want. Learn at your own pace.