Overview

Experience the joy of drawing - a skill anyone can learn - in this brilliantly designed course that teaches you how to draw landscapes, portraits, still lifes, and more.

Topics Covered:
  • 1: An Introduction to Drawing
  • 2: Drawing Materials for Line
  • 3: Drawing Fundamentals and First Exercises
  • 4: Line and Shape: Line and Aggregate Shape
  • 5: Line and Shape: Volume and Figure-Ground
  • 6: Line and Shape: Positive and Negative Shape
  • 7: Composition: The Format and Its Armature
  • 8: Composition: How Artists Compose
  • 9: Line and Shape: Line Attributes and Gesture
  • 10: Composition: Shape and Advanced Strategies
  • 11: Proportion: Alberti's Velo
  • 12: Proportion: Accurate Proportion and Measure
  • 13: Creating Volume and Illusionistic Space
  • 14: Six Complex Drawing Projects
  • 15: Linear Perspective: Introduction
  • 16: Linear Perspective: The Quad
  • 17: Linear Perspective: The Gridded Room
  • 18: Linear Perspective: Ellipses and Pattern
  • 19: Linear Perspective: Advanced Topics
  • 20: Value: How Artists Use Value
  • 21: Value: Drawing Materials for Value
  • 22: Value: Black and White and a Value Scale
  • 23: Value: Eight Complex Drawing Projects
  • 24: Value: Side Light and Cast Shadow
  • 25: Value: Oblique Light and Cast Shadow
  • 26: Texture: Mark Making and Optical Value
  • 27: Texture: How Artists Use Texture
  • 28: Color: Color Theory and Color and Light
  • 29: Color: How Artists Use Color
  • 30: Color: Color Drawing Projects
  • 31: The Figure: A Canon of Proportions
  • 32: The Figure: The Head, Hands, and Feet
  • 33: The Figure: Artistic Anatomy
  • 34: The Figure: Drawing Projects
  • 35: Advanced Concepts: Pictorial Space
  • 36: Advanced Drawing Projects