Start with a Shape - An Illustration Challenge

Amarilys Henderson, Watercolor Illustrator, Design Thinker

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9 Videos (20m)
    • Start with a Shape

      0:33
    • WHY to paint from shapes

      1:17
    • HOW to paint your shape

      0:34
    • HOW to make it stick

      1:05
    • WHAT supplies I use

      1:58
    • WHERE to start

      1:51
    • WHERE is this going?

      7:32
    • HOW to build on top

      4:03
    • START!

      0:38

Project Description

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Paint an Illustration that Start with a Shape 

Grab your supplies | Choose your shape and colors | Create your subject

Along with the instructions given in this class, add your creative bent to your simple shape to share with us! 

Feel free to...

  • You can begin with any shape--a square, circle, triangle, hexagon... you choose!
  • Use any painting or drawing medium you'd like
  • Work traditionally (with paper and materials) or work digitally (with an iPad, computer, etc.)

You may get addicted and want to do this exercise regularly!

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