THE ART & SCIENCE OF DRAWING / Week 1: Basic Skills / Day 3: Straight Lines & Their Shapes

Brent Eviston, Master Artist & Instructor

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About This Class

The Art & Science of Drawing is a remarkable new program that will teach you how to draw one day at a time. The program is simple, each day you’ll watch one video lesson that will introduce an essential drawing skill, and then do the recommended practice. The Art & Science of Drawing is overflowing with powerful insights into the drawing process and offers some of the clearest, most accessible drawing instruction available.  Many of the tools and techniques you'll learn here are rarely seen outside of private art academies.

This is the third lesson in the series. First you'll learn how to properly draw freehand straight lines.  Next, you'll learn how to use straight lines to construct numerous straight edged shapes including triangles, quadrilaterals and beyond.  

The complete Art & Science of Drawing series consists of 40 mini-lessons that are designed to take you from basic skills to more advanced shading techniques.  Explore all of the classes in The Art & Science of Drawing:

Week One: Basic Skills:

 Week Two Dynamic Mark Making:

Weeks Three and Four Form & Space (Parts A & B)

Week Five: Measuring & Proportion:

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Each day builds on the day before, yet the practice for each day is different and still interesting. I am being patient, not skipping ahead, just practicing the skills presented each day. My confidence is growing.
This course is ideal for those who want to master the fundamentals of drawing whether you are a beginner or advanced in your drawing. Well instructed, easy to follow and progress in my drawing evident as the the course advances.

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Brent Eviston

Master Artist & Instructor

Drawing has been my lifelong passion. After studying at Otis College of Art & Design in Los Angeles, I have continued to study numerous forms of drawing including the timeless traditions of the old masters as well as cutting-edge contemporary practices.

I have been teaching drawing for over 20 years at studios, museums, galleries, and schools throughout California. I started teaching traditional drawing and figure drawing online in 2016 and love working with students from more than 125...

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