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9 Videos (19m)
    • Intro

      1:30
    • Overview

      3:03
    • Creating The Line Art

      3:25
    • Overlap

      1:00
    • Value

      2:49
    • Perspective

      2:32
    • Contrast

      2:01
    • Reinforcing The Principles

      2:14
    • Final thoughts

      0:46

About This Class

Have you wondered what to do with your line art to give it that extra touch, to make it come alive and dance off the page?  

In my previous classes I have introduced you to creating basic shapes and arranging them into a mandala framework.  In this class we will go beyond our basic line drawings and learn some simple tricks to adding depth and dimension into our design.  First I will walk you through creating the line drawing and then I will take you step by step through applying design principles to each area of our line art to give the design the illusion of depth, and add dimension to the shapes. 

When we are done you will have created a beautiful design that appears to float on the page and you will have learned new skills you can take into your own drawings to create visually pleasing and interesting designs.

What you will need:

  • pencil
  • paper
  • eraser
  • pen - assortment of thick and thin sizes
  • download pdf framework and line art provided

The purpose of this class is to encourage you to take your line art to the next level and start to think about space in your drawings.

 If you would like to learn more about how I do my line art you can see more of that in my other classes on mandala drawing and basic shapes.

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I love all of Jane's classes and will watch them again and again, as they're so packed full of great information and techniques.
It's the simple details that make the biggest difference.
Excellent class very detailed and full of useful information.Thanks for sharing!Bravo! You are a true artist! Peace Sharon
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Jane Snedden Peever

Inspiring Creativity and Blogging at jspcreate.com

Illustrator, Designer and Hand Drawing Enthusiast

Working as a professional pattern designer, textile artist and illustrator over the last 20 years, I have developed a passion for sharing creative ideas and encouraging others to explore their creative sides in all areas of their lives.

I enjoy finding ways to encourage and help people to use creativity for both relaxation and productivity and for just plain fun.  My goal is to design and share fun and creative, hand drawing exercises that prove just how simple it can be.  Most of my classes only require a pencil, paper and pen.

 I find there is nothing like the relaxing sensation of a pencil gliding across the paper making your ideas come to life. I love exploring all mediums and am always trying to push the boundaries in new methods of design, but no matter what, I always come back to pencil and paper.

Visit me at my website and blog to see more of my creative process www.jspcreate.com

Follow me on Instagram and on my Facebook Page Circular Expressions

Keep in touch with me by sharing your class inspired designs with me @jspcreate or #jspcreate.  I love seeing your creations and sharing in your daily creativity

Jane has been creating in the field of design and textile patterns for over 20 years and most recently has had her mandala designs published in two colouring books available at both your local and online booksellers.  Check out more on her books here www.jspcreate.com/books-and-publications