Drawing Lesson For Beginners
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Drawing Lesson For Beginners

The Simplest Way to Create a Great Drawing. The Method is Revealed in This Step By Step Charcoal Drawing Course.
4.5 (35 ratings)
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1,577 students enrolled
Created by Eric Bossik
Last updated 5/2019
English
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This course includes
  • 44 mins on-demand video
  • 4 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to draw anything you want by using simple geometric lines and angles
  • How to find and mass in the most important shadow shapes
  • How to accurately place highlights in your drawing
  • How to set up a dramatic light source and illuminate your subject
  • How to create accurate measurements and landmarks
  • How to use the necessary art materials
  • How to find and draw all the unique angles of your subject
  • How to refine the line work in your drawing
  • How to use your paint brush to soften and even out the shadows
  • Improve your skills with 4 downloadable drawing resources
  • Step-by-step drawing assignments with instructor feedback
  • …and much more
Requirements
  • Your motivation to practice the drawing lessons in this art course.
  • Vine Charcoal
  • HB Charcoal Pencil
  • White Chalk or Pastel Pencil
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Kneaded Eraser
  • Hog Hair Bristle Paint Brush
  • Paper Towel or Tissue
  • Chamois Skin
  • Charcoal Paper
Description

Learn This Simple Method For Creating Great Drawings

Drawing is a skill that can be learned by anyone, and you don’t need a special talent to know how to do it. This video lesson can teach anyone how to draw.

This method of drawing has served as the foundation for some of the greatest artwork in history. Master artists from the Renaissance to the great art academies of the 19th century have passed this method of drawing along to their students. Today I would like to pass this method of drawing on to you. This simple method will be revealed to you in Drawing Lesson For Beginners, an easy-to-understand instructional drawing video. Modern-day master artist Eric Bossik will guide you and show you everything you need to know, step-by-step.

This entertaining video will show you how to ensure the success of every drawing you start.

Don’t spend thousands on art classes when you can learn how to draw for only $19.99.

Enroll in Drawing Lesson for Beginners and take your drawing skills to the next level, TODAY!

Drawing Course Benefits:

  • Step-by-step drawing assignments after each video lesson including screenshots from the video.

  • Questions and answers to keep you focused on the importance of each lesson.

  • Completely interactive drawing course with one-on-one feedback from the instructor.

  • Upload your drawings and get them critiqued by the instructor.


    *****4 Bonus File Downloads*****

  • Drawing Lesson For Beginners (The complete video transcript including video still shots.) - PDF File

  • Complete Charcoal Drawing Materials List - PDF File

  • How To Create Dramatic Still Life Art - PDF File

  • How to Create a Classical Still Life in Pastel - PDF File

    Drawing Lesson For Beginners
    is essential for anyone who would like to learn how to draw.

This video will teach you one of the simplest methods for drawing, and this method can be used to draw anything.

The lessons in this art course will raise your drawing skills very quickly.

Best of all, a modern-day master artist — Eric Bossik — will teach you the essentials in his video.

Eric’s drawings and paintings have been exhibited in prominent art galleries and museums.

His military history paintings have even been featured on the covers of books published by Harper Collins.

Enroll in this art course today and take your drawing skills to the next level.

Who this course is for:
  • Beginning art students or anyone that would like to learn how to draw.
Course content
Expand all 10 lectures 44:14
+ Materials
1 lecture 03:21

You will be acquainted with the materials necessary to complete a drawing in charcoal.

Materials needed.
03:21
+ Lighting
1 lecture 00:41

You will learn how to:

  • Set up a dramatic light source on your subject matter.

  • Angle your light source to vary the core shadow and cast shadow.

  • Understand the importance of good lighting.

How To Set Up Dramatic Lighting on Your Subject.
00:41
In this assignment you will place an object or objects on a flat surface and illuminate the object(s) using form or Rembrandt lighting.
Practice Illuminating an Object With Form Lighting.
2 questions
+ Measuring and Landmarks
1 lecture 02:23

You will learn how to:

  • Use your charcoal pencil to measure the subject from life.

  • Create measurement landmarks on your paper.

  • Accurately measure your subject and record what you see  on paper.


Measuring and Landmarks
02:23
In this assignment you will learn how to measure an object in your still life and record those measurements using the vine charcoal on your paper.
Practice Measuring a Still Life Object and Creating Landmarks.
1 question
+ Drawing the Simple Shape
1 lecture 00:42

You will learn how to:

  • Break down and simplify the subject you see into simple geometric shapes.

  • draw simple geometric shapes to capture the unique angles and get a likeness of your subject.

Drawing the Simple Shape
00:42
In this assignment you will learn how to draw using simple geometric lines. This will enable you to capture the simple shape of your object on paper.
Practice Drawing the Simple Shape
1 question
+ Developing the Shapes and Angles
1 lecture 14:29

You will learn how to:

  • Advance your simple geometric shape.

  • Break your simple geometric shapes up into smaller angles and shapes.

  • Create a life like representation of the subject you're working on.

Developing the Shapes and Angles
14:29
In this assignment you will learn how to take your simple geometric shape to the next level. You will start adding smaller geometric angles to the big angle lines your created in Chapter 5. You will then start to round out the straight angle lines.
Practice Developing The Shapes and Angles.
2 questions
+ Refining the Drawing
1 lecture 09:50

You will learn how to:

  • Advance your line work.

  • Harder, Sharper and Lighter lines on the illuminated side of your subject.

  • Softer, Thicker and Darker lines on the shadow side of your subject.

Preview 09:50
In this assignment you will take your vine charcoal drawing to the next level. You will use your HB charcoal pencil to further develop your drawing. You will learn about refining your line work and drawing lines that follow the contour to the inside forms of your object.
Practice Refining the Drawing
1 question
+ The Block-In
1 lecture 03:54

You will learn how to:

  • Create a separation line (terminator line) between light and shadow.

  • Fill in the simple shadow shape using vine charcoal.

  • Use a paint brush, fingers and paper towel to smooth out your shadow tone.

The Block-In
03:54
In this assignment you will practice shading the core shadow and cast shadow of your still life object. You will also practice smoothing the tone.
Practice The Block-In
1 question
+ Highlights
1 lecture 02:59

You will learn how to:

  • Create landmarks to accurately place your highlights.

  • Shade in highlights with your white chalk pencil.

  • Soften and melt area's of your highlight into the subject.

Highlights
02:59
In this assignment you will practice placing highlights on your object.
Practice Placing Highlights
2 questions
+ Finishing Touches
1 lecture 04:58

You will learn how to:

  • Advance your drawing to a finished state.

  • You will be ready to create a finished form drawing in charcoal.

  • You will be ready to transfer your drawing to canvas for a painting.

Finishing Touches
04:58
In this assignment you will learn how to Finish your block-in drawing.
Practice Finishing Touches on Your Drawing
2 questions