Using Lines to Create Texture & Shading

Riana Samaroo, Artist, Mixed Media & Illustrator

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10 Videos (33m)
    • Introduction to class

    • Supplies

    • First Group: Hatching Techniques

    • Second Group: Cross Hatching

    • Third Group: Stippling

    • Fourth Group: Scribbling

    • Recap

    • Introduction to Class Project and Conclusion

    • Simple Example to Class Project

    • A Few Simple Examples Of My Artwork


About This Class

This intro course is designed to teach you the very basics about adding shading and texture techniques to your artwork, using pen or pencil. Learning line work is a great tool that can add to your art toolbox for years to come, and will never go out of style. These techniques also can be useful particularly when working with urban sketches/drawings. 

What you will learn:

In this class you will be refreshed in four groupings of line work including: hatching, cross-hatching, stippling methods, and scribbling textures. 

14 of 16 students recommendSee All

Great tips for sketching! I will have to try these out. Thanks for sharing!
A very simple class to understand the concepts of lines in hatching techniques. I enjoyed this.





Riana Samaroo

Artist, Mixed Media & Illustrator

Hi! My name is Riana. I'm a mixed media artist, crafter and illustrator.

I have presented mixed media in various forms for different causes that I am passionate about, such as breast cancer. I have also illustrated for religious children books in the past.

I really enjoying creating and helping others be encouraged, especially when it comes to art because I believe anyone can do art. You don't have to be artistic or have the just have to believe you can do it. ...

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