Art Basics - How to Draw 2D and 3D Shapes

Jordan Hill, Illustrator and Storyteller.

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10 Lessons (22m)
    • 1. Intro

      0:56
    • 2. Starting Thoughts

      1:36
    • 3. Lines and Drawing From the Shoulder

      0:52
    • 4. 2-Dimensional Shapes

      4:34
    • 5. Spheres

      1:30
    • 6. Cubes and Rectangular Solids

      4:09
    • 7. Cylinders and Cylinder Variants

      4:21
    • 8. Cones

      2:21
    • 9. Thoughts on Practice

      1:32
    • 10. Outro

      0:35

About This Class

If you're a complete beginner looking for a place to start or you want to commit to the basics after years of never fully comprehending them, this is the perfect course for you!

In this class, we will narrow the very broad topic of art into a much smaller subsection - drawing 2D and 3D shapes. If you think of drawing like building with blocks, the first step is to obtain the blocks. This is what 2D and 3D shapes are to drawing. Without them, the best case scenario is that you will struggle to draw and the worst case scenario is that you will be completely incapable.  

The good news is that it is fairly simple to learn to draw these shapes, and if you understand why it is that they are drawn in the way they are, you will be well on your way to advancing your artistic journey. So join me in this class as we learn to draw shapes!

Music: www.pond5.com - Feelin' Good by martynharvey