Create and Frame An Amazing Japanese Notan Design That No One Will Believe You Made!

Brenda Mullard, Artist and Art Educator

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8 Videos (22m)
    • Skillshare Notan Design Introduction

    • Notan Design Elements & Principles

    • Notan Supplies and Drawing

    • Cutting simple Notan Shapes

    • Adding More Detail To Your Notan Design

    • Gluing Your Notan Design

    • Notan BONUS Middle Design

    • Framing Your Notan Design


About This Class

Brenda Mullard will introduce you to the Japanese art and design known as Notan. She will teach you the elements of positive and negative shape and how they play off of eachother to create stunning framable artwork. You will also learn effective techniques to think, plan, sketch, cut and assemble your own Notan design. 

Brenda believes that creating artwork is something everyone can learn and is based more on knowledge and practice than simply talent. 

She will also teach you about the history of Notan design as well as the elements and principles of art and design and other tips to improve your work process. You'll walk away from this course with a beautiful frame ready Notan design that your have created yourself. After this class you will see positive and negative shape in a completely different way. 

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Great class !
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Brenda Mullard

Artist and Art Educator

Brenda Mullard is an artist and an art educator for 20 years out of Appleton, WI. She graduated from The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh with a Bachelor of Fine Art degree and a license in K - 12 art education and a Master of Science degree in Educational Leadership. Brenda is currently working as an artist, educational leader and high school art teacher.

Brenda has designed and written art curriculum for all ages and absolutely enjoys teaching art to students in pre school through ad...

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