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Drawing for Beginners - shading

Dawn Summers, Artist, designer, maker

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6 Videos (17m)
    • Introduction

      2:01
    • Shading Three dimensional shapes

      1:16
    • Blending and shading grids

      2:15
    • Shading techniques

      2:56
    • Draw you own shading grid

      6:04
    • Finally .......

      2:35

About This Class

This class takes a step by step approach to show you how to add shading to your drawings.  Shading is a key component in drawing since it enables us to produce more realistic drawings, especially if those drawing are taken from 3 dimensional shapes. 

6 of 7 students recommendSee All

Good basic overview of shading
Great example of seeing 3 dimensional shapes, Dawn Summers has finally helped me see different means of shading and how to think about which one might work best for the drawing at hand.

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Dawn Summers

Artist, designer, maker

I have a long history of working in the caring professions and using arts and crafts as a medium to use in creating relationships with vulnerable groups. I also teach for the Open University where my speciality is around working with vulnerable groups.

I gave up working full time in this capacity four years ago and now work on a freelance basis in terms of working with community groups whilst working on my own arts practice which just keeps growing.

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