Drawing Fundamentals 1: Basic Skills & Sketching Accurately
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Drawing Fundamentals 1: Basic Skills & Sketching Accurately

Sketching & Drawing Basics For the Absolute Beginners. Learn to See and Draw Anything Accurately!
4.6 (302 ratings)
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2,146 students enrolled
Created by Ethan Nguyen
Last updated 5/2020
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This course includes
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 9 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to set up your workspace for optimal drawing success.
  • How to hold and control your pencil to create smooth, clean lines.
  • The most common mistakes beginning artists make and how to avoid them.
  • How to measure angles and use them to draw anything accurately!
  • How to spot proportional errors in your drawing and fix them.
  • How to use a variety of lines and marks to create dynamic drawings!
  • And a whole lot more!
Requirements
  • No previous drawing experience needed! This course is designed for the complete beginner.
Description

Do you want to learn how to draw but don't know where to begin?

In this 1st course of the Drawing Fundamentals Made Simple series, you going to learn all the foundational skills you'll need to be successful at drawing.

Discover the Foundational Skills that Every Artist Needs

We'll begin with showing you how to properly hold and control your pencil. This might seem really simple, but many of the most common problems plaguing new artist stem from not knowing how to properly control the pencil.

By mastering this aspect from the beginning, you'll be able to improve much more quickly.

Then you'll be given simple, fun exercises with printable worksheets that will help you draw smooth, clean lines and curves.

Once your hand dexterity has improved, you'll learn the measuring skills that every artist need. You'll discover how to measure angles and distances to make your drawings accurate and proportional.

Then we'll go through step-by-step exercises that will help you master these concepts. We'll begin with drawing simple 2D shapes and then progress to 3D objects.

By the end of this course, you'll have a firm grasp of how to measure what you see in order to draw anything accurately.

This course is designed for the complete beginner, so even if you've never picked up a pencil before, you'll be able to follow along without being overwhelmed.

If you're a beginner who wants to learn the fundamentals skills of drawing so you can jump-start your artistic career the right way, then this course is for you!

This course comes with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee so if you are not completely in love with the course for any reason, you can get every penny of your money back!

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to learn the essential skills of drawing so they can jump start their artistic journey.
Course content
Expand all 29 lectures 03:03:49
+ Basic Pencil Control
8 lectures 32:25
How to Sharpen Your Pencil
03:46
How to Hold Your Pencil
05:48
How to Control Your Pencil
02:19
Circle & Ellipse Exercise
03:36
Running the Track Exercise
04:24
Line Quality Exercise
03:41
Connect the Dot Exercise
03:27

Test your knowledge of the lessons and see how much you've learned!

Quiz 1 - Basic Pencil Control
7 questions
+ Measuring Skills
11 lectures 01:09:57
Measuring Angles
03:21
Triangle Drawing Exercise
11:57
Measuring Distances & Proportions
05:50
Polygon Drawing Exercise
13:20
3D Drawing Exercise 1
04:02
3D Drawing Exercise 2
04:52
3D Drawing Exercise 3
05:21
3D Drawing Exercise 4
05:40

Test your knowledge of the lessons and see how much you've learned!

Quiz 2 - Measuring Skills
6 questions
+ Observational Drawing Skills
10 lectures 01:21:27
Bargue Drawings & The Grid Method
02:34
Eye Drawing Exercise 1
09:55
Eye Drawing Exercise 2
06:53
Eye Drawing Exercise 3
05:00
Nose & Mouth Drawing Exercise 1
08:00
Nose & Mouth Drawing Exercise 2
06:22
Nose & Mouth Drawing Exercise 3
07:52
Face Drawing Exercise 1
18:33
Face Drawing Exercise 2
14:51
How Important is Accuracy?
01:27
Quiz 3 - Observational Drawing Skills
7 questions