Grow as an Artist: 6 Tools to Create Depth in Your Work

Donna Jean Engstrom, Mixed Media Artist and Creative Explorer

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9 Lessons (20m)
    • 1. 6 Tools Introduction

      1:36
    • 2. Lesson 1 Overlapping

      2:00
    • 3. Lesson 2 Size and Placement

      3:27
    • 4. Lesson 3 Detail Converging Lines

      2:17
    • 5. Lesson 4 Let's Talk Color

      2:14
    • 6. Lesson 5 Begin Landscape Drawing

      2:27
    • 7. Lesson 6 Adding Color

      3:08
    • 8. Lesson 7 Conclusion

      1:52
    • 9. Your Class Bonus!

      1:00

About This Class

About This Class:

This class will show you how to create dynamic, realistic drawings and paintings using 6 simple tools to improve depth and perspective in your work.

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What Will You Learn?

  • How to use each tool successfully. Use each tool in your own drawings.
  • View famous artist's work.  You will see the tools in action.
  • How to incorporate a few tools at a time.  No overwhelm, you will get a chance to use what you learn.
  • Create dynamic compositions.  Lots of tips on arranging elements on your surface.
  • Enhance depth and perspective. Use size, placement, overlapping, converging lines, detail, and color to draw a landscape from start to finish.
  • Create a drawing in three stages. Follow along with my demos to create at each stage.