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10 Lessons (18m)
    • 1. Basic Shapes Beautiful Designs

      0:56
    • 2. Getting Started

      2:55
    • 3. Lines & Curves

      1:37
    • 4. Circles, Petals, Leaves

      2:24
    • 5. Insets & Outsets

      1:29
    • 6. Combining Shapes

      1:31
    • 7. Freeform Drawing

      1:22
    • 8. Containers

      2:09
    • 9. The Mandala Framework

      2:45
    • 10. Final Thoughts

      0:40
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Project Description

The class project will be to fill a page with our basic shapes and designs.  It can be a page in our sketchbook or just a plain piece of paper you have on hand.  We will take the shapes and techniques and play with them on paper working around the entire page until it is full of ideas, simple shapes and designs.  Check out the sample project in the class project section to see the ways in which I filled a page.

As an added challenge you can work along with me, drawing these designs into the mandala framework.  I have provided the basic framework as a download that you can print out as many times as you like.  You can also use the framework provided to play with your own designs.  If you would like, you can upload your progress and results of the mandala as well onto your class project page.

NOTE:  when printing out the pdf of the framework be sure your print settings are set to "actual size".  The framework is designed on an 8" circle and works best at this size.

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