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Creative Drawing With Simple Shapes

Jane Snedden Peever, Illustrator and Digital Artist

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7 Videos (18m)
    • Intro

      1:14
    • Materials And Project

      1:44
    • Circles

      3:41
    • Squares

      4:12
    • Diamonds

      2:42
    • Triangles

      2:39
    • Filling A Page

      1:24
18 students are watching this class

About This Class

Are you looking for new creative ways to approach your drawing and designs?  Have you been trying to get back to the joy of drawing and just haven't found the spark you need to get that pencil to paper? 

In this class I will show you my techniques in using basic shapes to act as a framework and jumping off point to creating unique and fun designs.  We will use 4 basic shapes and I will walk you through creating 5 different designs within each shape.  You will end up with the techniques and inspiration to create numerous creative designs of your own. Then we will toss these shapes onto a page of paper to give us a framework to fill a page with designs and doodles.

What you need:

  • pencil
  • paper
  • eraser
  • pen
  • downloads I have provided

In addition I have provided you the downloads for the shapes I use as well as the linework I will be showing you in the videos.  I also have provided a framework of assorted shapes that you will be able to use to create a full page design.

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Fun class with detailed instructions. I love Jane's voice. It's so soothing and easy to listen to, while practicing the doodles and drawings. The class is inspiring.
Laura Staudacher

Art is about the process

A wonderful way to learn about simple shapes and they can form the basis of a drawing. Enjoyed the pace and very clear instruction.
Simple and creative The teacher has wonderful way to explain with easy instructions that ends with wonderful project
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Jane Snedden Peever

Illustrator and Digital Artist

- The most beautiful designs start with the simplest ideas. -

I believe the first step to accomplishing your goals and dreams is to just start. Jump in and learn as you go. Allow yourself to make mistakes for those are the best lessons. Don't judge your work, just do and then do it again and do it some more. Watch it evolve and look back with awe in how far you have come because you chose to just start!

My goal in my classes is to break the process down into simple techn...

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