Drawing course for TOTAL BEGINNERS - From Line to STILL LIFE | The Artmother | Skillshare

Drawing course for TOTAL BEGINNERS - From Line to STILL LIFE

The Artmother, Professional Art Teacher and Artist

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24 Videos (1h 22m)
    • Introduction

      1:03
    • Materials Needed

      1:35
    • How do we see the world?

      4:31
    • Drawing the eye

      3:47
    • Drawing the eye exercise

      6:13
    • How can learning drawing improve your life?

      4:09
    • Elements of drawing

      3:34
    • Drawing Exercise - Getting comfortable

      1:47
    • Drawing lines

      2:33
    • Drawing lines exercise

      1:28
    • Drawing shapes

      1:54
    • The Artist window

      8:14
    • More Contour Lines

      1:03
    • Finding shapes

      1:55
    • UPDATE: Finding Shapes More Examples

      7:13
    • Measuring - Basic Proportions

      1:12
    • Perspective

      1:35
    • Drawing the Still Life - instructions

      1:13
    • Composition Grid

      1:18
    • Drawing the STILL LIFE

      8:01
    • Simple Shading

      1:14
    • Shading Exercise

      3:34
    • Shading the Still Life

      11:19
    • Conclusion

      1:06

About This Class

Drawing fundamentals are elemental in this visually overloaded world. Visual communication is on the top right now: logos, icons, videos, companies and the social media is communicating with us visually....it is your chance to GET INVOLVED! Drawing fundamentals are the base for everything....it is a SKILL everyone should have.

The Basics of Drawing - From Line to STILL LIFE is a drawing course for TOTAL BEGINNERS taught by a Professional Art Teacher!

What can an Art teacher do? A teacher understands the subject and the students, the students needs and is able to build up a complex skill from small easy steps. 

This course will take you from a single line to an appropriately drawn still life. We will cover topics like: Line, Shape, Proportion, Perspective and Shading. We will go from simple drawing techniques and warm up exercises, through contour lines and finding shapes to a full still life with shading.

You will learn how Artists see the world and how can developing your drawing skill be the most beneficial for you: its therapeutic effect (art therapy), building self-confidence, developing cognitive abilities and even starting your own business or Art journey in Illustration, character design,graphic design, digital illustration, digital painting and more.

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The Artmother

Professional Art Teacher and Artist

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