About this Live Session

Note from Skillshare: Here is the Zoom link to join today's Zoom call with Dylan Mierzwinski at 3pm EDT. **Please note that we’ll grant access to the Zoom call 10 minutes before the event’s start time. If you're unable to join at the scheduled time, we will let you know through email if a recording of today's session becomes available. Please email us at [email protected] with any questions or feedback, and thank you for your support as we continue to expand our Live offerings.

Welcome the Fall season in this live drawing class (and Tombow art supply giveaway!) with Top Teacher Dylan Mierzwinski! As a bonus, by joining this live session, you’ll be helping ensure every kid in the US has access to healthy food—more details below.

Skillshare Premium Members are invited to join us on Tuesday, October 13th, at 3PM ET for a special live online Zoom session with Dylan Mierzwinski all about drawing autumnal pumpkins and gourds using markers. The session will run for approximately 60 minutes. Click the “Remind Me” button above to register! 

Not only are you invited to create and connect with us, you’ll also be giving back to a worthy cause. We’re proud to share that for every one who joins a live session during the month of October, Skillshare will be donating $10 to No Kid Hungry, up to a max donation of $10,000. This organization is working to ensure that every child in the United States has access to healthy food, and just $10 can help them connect a child in need with a whopping 100 meals, so make sure to join us live so you can make a serious difference in a kid’s life. 

Dylan is an illustrator, pattern designer, and sewing enthusiast based in sunny Phoenix, Arizona. She’s known for her bold and retro illustrations. With an everlasting love of learning and trying things with her own hands, Dylan has found joy in sharing what she’s learned along the way in her eight years as a professional graphic designer turned illustrator and Top Teacher on Skillshare, where she’s taught more than 81,000 students. 

Throughout the session, you’ll be encouraged to work alongside Dylan and ask questions. Feel free to add questions in advance of the event (discussion forum below) or bring them live to the Zoom session. To draw with Dylan live, we recommend bringing the following materials:

  • Tombow markers: 990, 910, 942, 933, 985, 026, 977, 158, 905, 679, 055, 192, and 177 and/or markers of your choosing
  • Drawing paper (Dylan will be using Strathmore sketch paper - 50 lb. You may want heavier paper if you prefer it, or if you plan to use water to blend the colors.)
  • Pencil and eraser
  • Reference photos 
  • Optional: paint brush and water (if you want to blend the marker ink, though that won’t be demonstrated in this Live)

Plus, after the Live class, we invite you to share your project in the discussion forum below for a chance to win a prize pack of Tombow art supplies! A special thank you to our friends at Tombow (the art supply tool of choice for so many of our students & teachers, including Dylan) for providing the amazing prize packs for this Live Session. Terms & Conditions for this giveaway can be found here.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

How to Participate: 

  • Click “Remind Me” above to register for the live session.   
  • On the day of the event, we’ll post a link to join the Zoom call. 10 minutes prior to the start time, we’ll open up the room so you can access the event. Make sure you’re subscribed to “Updates from Skillshare” in your account settings to receive an email reminder 15 minutes before the session starts.  
  • Come with your questions, or just listen in! 

What to Know About Zoom: 

  • Zoom is a free online video conferencing tool. Download it to your device here. Note: Zoom will download automatically when you join your first call. 
  • Once you’ve joined the Zoom call, use the “chat” window to type your questions in real time. We’ll get through as many as possible! 
  • To make sure everyone can hear, we’ll be using Zoom’s “mute” feature so that audio is coming through from the teacher’s end only. 
  • You are encouraged (but not required) to turn on your camera.
  • We want to keep Zoom a safe space for everyone — please abide by Skillshare’s community guidelines throughout the session. 

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