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Drawing exercises: the basics of line making

Milan Glozić, Painter, illustrator, Designer

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14 Videos (2h 11m)
    • Introduction to the class

    • Materials - Pencils

    • Materials - Charcoal and erasers

    • Materials - Ink

    • Exercise 1

    • Exercise 2

    • Exercise 3 part 1

    • Exercise 3 part 2

    • Exercise 3 part 3

    • Exercise 4

    • Bonus video - castle drawing part 1

    • Bonus video - castle drawing part 2

    • Bonus video - painting a castle

    • Final words


About This Class

Learn the basics of drawing and how to use drawing materials to enhance the look of your work. This course aims to help you to overcome the challenge of drawing and prepare you for creating beautiful lines.

Create a strong foundation for your drawing process and from there make art that your friends and family would love to see on their walls.

  • Gather up materials such as pencils, charcoal, erasers and ink. Set up your workplace and start practicing.
  • Make simple exercises to master your lines
  • Learn new things about line divisions and how it is helpful in order to understand construction of a human face
  • Experiment with one point perspective
  • See how to use overall shape to put all the elements of your drawing on the format of your paper.
  • Use simple lines to create a basic shape of a human body.
  • Enjoy the bonus material lessons

Start making drawings with confidence of a professional draughtsman.

Learning the basics of drawing is a great way to improve artistic toolbox. Works you crate can become a great part of your creative career or a passionate hobby. They can be sold as originals or as prints. Also, they can be excellent choice for a present or a decoration for your home. Finally, you can use them as a reference for a painting done in some other medium like you see in the bonus material. The choice is up to you.

Creating something out of nothing is a very satisfying and in time you’ll achieve more and more confidence in your artistic process. In this course we’ll cover much of it and split it up to easy to follow steps that can only benefit your work, whether it's in graphic design, illustration or painting.





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Milan Glozić

Painter, illustrator, Designer

Milan was born in Pozarevac, Serbia in 1979. From an very early age he got interested in drawing comics, painting nature and inventing games that he could than play with his brother and sister. He graduated on University of Fine and Applied Arts in Belgrade in 2003.

He works predominantly in the medium of traditional painting, but his art includes digital illustrations and book covers. He has had solo and group shows in Belgrade at Progress Gallery, National Gallery in Pozareva...

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