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Street sketching - line language

Evgeniy Stasenko, Postcards from Barcelona

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3 Videos (18m)
    • The line language

      7:34
    • Preparatory part of the line sketch

      4:41
    • Using the line language in sketch

      5:26

About This Class

This class for beginners is dedicated to the line, more specifically to the line language. In the first video I'll explain you what the line language is and in the next videos - how to use it practically.

We know what line can be used to make contours. As well as making contours, line can also be used to apply shadows to a drawing. It is called hatching. But we can use line not only for making contours or hatching. Different kinds of line are something like alphabet. With this alphabet we can construct something similar to hieroglyphs. And we can describe the objects in our sketch using these hieroglyphs.

I'll show you in practice how to use the line language drawing the real landscape and I’ll show you how to do measuring and schematics too.

This class gives you new techniques for sketching and builds up your confidence in drawing.

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Evgeniy Stasenko

Postcards from Barcelona

Hello, I'm Evgeniy.

I am an artist from Moscow but recently I moved to Barcelona. I graduated from Moscow Padagogical University, Fine Arts & Graphic Department and have practiced both fine arts and teaching ever since, simultaneously more than 20 years.

As teacher I have always aimed at creating an integral system, a consistent range of methods that would allow me to effectively teach drawing and painting to any person regardless of skills. These methods come as the result of e...

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