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. 

5 of 6 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.    

My website for surface pattern designs etc. is www.dawnsummersdesigns.com and you can also find  me on Behance where a more detailed over view of my work can be seen.https://www.behance.net/dawnsummers#