How Not to SUCK at Drawing | Draw a Horse | Grid System for Absolute Beginners | Matt 'Jiki' Dzikowski | Skillshare

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How Not to SUCK at Drawing | Draw a Horse | Grid System for Absolute Beginners

teacher avatar Matt 'Jiki' Dzikowski, artist, teacher, UX / product designer

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7 Lessons (12m)
    • 1. Trailer

    • 2. Introduction

    • 3. Checkpoint 1

    • 4. Warm up

    • 5. 5 easy steps

    • 6. Checkpoint 2

    • 7. Conclusion

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About This Class


Do you want to learn drawing but you don't know where to start? Start here.

It's explained step by step :)

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Matt 'Jiki' Dzikowski

artist, teacher, UX / product designer


I draw ever since I can remember.

I first learned about perspective, composition and art history the easy way - just by spending time with my dad - an architect and illustrator, who enthused me with love for aesthetics and meaningful art.

Then came the digital era: Commodore 64 with Koala Paint and Advanced Art Studio, PC with Paint Brush on win 3.11, but the real game changer were for me Corel Draw 4 and Photoshop 3.0.

20 years later I still create vector and raster graphics - today mainly as a support for my design documentation while working full-time in video games industry.

In my free time I learn animation, 3D graphics and coding while working on ZOMBIE KEBAB - cooking game in an apocalyptic setting.

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1. Trailer: Hey, how you doing? Great. My name is Mark, and this is a very important lesson for everyone wants to start George. Five easy steps you will warm on your hands, your eyes or a brain and get on the right track to draw it Exactly what you want. I'm a teacher, my education, but I usedto work mainly as a graphic arts. Now I work as a U X product designer. On Drawing for me is the most efficient way of communicating different ideas with different professionals. Artists, businesspeople, programmers last very easy because it's upgrading. Just still have drawings want before going through this training and the other after completing all the decisis included in this last trick. It's your progress. So make sure your best sells papers, square paper, Glicken role and see you in a nice view. Let's stop doorway 2. Introduction: Hey, welcome to my glass. It's great to have you here. Let's get started Way. Start with Checkpoint while drawing assignment. You throw a horse in 60 seconds. Don't worry, state. Do we talk more about just a few moments? Then I will share with you my personal war from team that I use every time I need to warm up my hands, eyes embrace. After that, I will walk you through five step of creating a decent looking growing horse on the last checkpoint to drawing assignment, where we will use all the things you learn this. 3. Checkpoint 1: next season. We're going to horse B shot. Be scared. Don't worry too much about the outcome. Because even if it looks like a four years old he's drawing, we're going to show you footage of my very first student during the horse for memory. 60 seconds. First time in her Just grab a piece of black paper. Facile. Going well, that wasn't hard, right? Trust me from our home base. Can home again better. Let's start a war. 4. Warm up: I want something like this. But don't move your hands like this. Other churches together little like this. Spot with your fingers and keep doing it for like 5 to 10 seconds. See a now the ice. For this I need my assistant, Philip. The most important thing is that you need to sit down when you perform these exercises. First we start with horizontal movement from left to right, and you repeat each exercise 10 times. Do three, four, six, 789 Then that's right. They're not open down. 345 67 A none. Then gave now full range circles 360 degrees clockwise do 345 six a nine, then great! Now counterclockwise, swap. 234 56789 then Bir fate. 5. 5 easy steps: The first step is extremely easy. You just take a squared paper and draw a rectangle with dimensions. 25 by 2125 is the with 21 is the heart. In Steptoe, you just divide the sides of the rectangle into smaller fragments. Keep an eye on the exact values on the video. - In step three, we just gonna gray out some of the areas that we are not going to use when we will draw the horse. - Instead , before we finally put some lines on the paper, we will start with the W letter shape. Feel free to slow down or pulls the video whenever you feel like you need more time to see exactly where to put the lines. And I guarantee that if you proceed exactly as I show on the video, you end up having a pretty decent rendering of a horse. - Step five. Repeat, repeat the whole process and this is the most important step. The more you practice, the better you will get at it. 6. Checkpoint 2: you made a checkpoint to go graphs. Now you can take a piece of plane paper on draught horse in 60 seconds, this time keeping in mind proportions, shapes and leaders who just learned my very first student I got is going to do with okay . 7. Conclusion: well, the end of this. Plus I hope you enjoyed it. If so, please leave a positive review. Last thing to do. Share your progress. Include train point wand. Checkpoint two images in the class project so that they can see if this last work That's it . Thank you so much.