How to Keep a Sketchbook - Exercises for Inspiration and Motivation!

Jordan Hill, Illustrator and Storyteller.

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12 Videos (29m)
    • Intro

    • Don't Be Discouraged

    • Familiarize Yourself

    • Prepping Your Pages

    • Set a Timer

    • Make Mistakes

    • Use Sticky Notes

    • Draw it Again

    • ABCs of Drawing

    • Keep a List

    • Take Notes

    • Outro

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About This Class

Has it always been one of your goals to start a sketchbook or pick up drawing but you haven't gotten around to it? Are you discouraged with your current sketchbooks and want some tips for sprucing them up? Need some inspiration or prompts to incorporate into your sketchbooks? Simply looking for another artist's perspective on these books? Look no further, this is the class for you!

In this class, I will go through a series of exercises that I like to use in my own sketchbooks and show examples of how I execute these techniques. You can use these exercises as ways to get started in your sketchbook when you get stuck; using one of these ideas is a great way to get your creative juices flowing when you're attempting to draw every day.

In the end, this class is about having fun, so I hope you enjoy yourself as you work through the exercises I've provided!

Music: - Feelin' Good by martynharvey

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I love to keep sketch books, but I often struggle with inspiration on what to draw. Jordan has some very simple and effective tips on how to get around that and get started.
Really liked this course. I love watching artist on youtube and going through instagram, you do feel overwhelmed when looking at their "perfect" art. I love how this course gives you that reminder we all start somewere and it's okay to not be 'perfect'. thank you !!





Jordan Hill

Illustrator and Storyteller.

Hi, thanks for visiting! I'm Jordan, and I've been an artist and storyteller all my life.

I've always been intrigued by the arts and the sciences alike, and this curiosity has an impact on the way that I approach my artwork and life in general. The most important thing to me has always and will always be the emotion people get from experiencing my work. I want people to feel something, and I hope that I can help encourage you as well. 

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