Draw a Kitten

Learn how to draw a beautiful cartoon kitten
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  • Lectures 12
  • Contents Video: 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 6/2015 English

Course Description

This course is designed to give you the ability to draw a cartoon kitten with your own personal style and design. More importantly, the course walks you through the entire drawing process so that you can use the techniques learned in this course to make nice cartoon drawings of whatever you want!

The course is broken down into easy-to-follow lessons including photo reference, studying the kitten, sketch phase, refined line work, coloring, light and shade, and some special touch-up techniques to enhance the quality of your overall drawing.Although this lesson is designed to be easy enough for a drawing novice to pickup, it also follows professional illustration guidelines for those who are interested in pursuing art and design careers. Arts and crafts hobbyists can also benefit from this course by picking up these step-by-step drawing techniques which break down the drawing process and make it easy for anyone to draw.

What are the requirements?

  • You should have something to draw with
  • Either paper and pencil or a computer with drawing tablet is recommended
  • If you are proficient at drawing with a mouse using software tools you can also follow this course
  • Software techniques and/or detailed drawing techniques are not covered in this course

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Draw a cute cartoon kitten
  • Learn a drawing process which will improve your drawings
  • Create all types of useful illustrations
  • Use artistic analysis to turn real life objects into simple cartoons

What is the target audience?

  • All ages and skill levels of drawing enthusiasts
  • Good for beginning artists and cartoon enthusiasts
  • Arts and crafts enthusiasts can enhance their work
  • Learned drawing techniques also lead towards professional illustration

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Drawing a Kitten
06:14

Introduction to the course and some start up tips.

02:40

Pic some photo reference to understand the kitten better.

12:11
Let's do a detailed study of the kitten's features so that drawing the kitten in the future comes easy.
3 questions

A quick quiz on kitten features.

08:12

In order to understand the kitten better we must study its anatomy.

11:05

With our research done we can start to sketch out our kitten.

3 questions

A review of the sketch phase of our drawing.

15:53

Now to polish the sketch with some fine line work.

16:19
With our fine line work in place we can finally start coloring the kitten.
08:53

Adding light and shade to the kitten.

02:55

Some final touch-up techniques to make the kitten stand out.

05:33

Let's take a minute to summarize all of our kitten drawing techniques.

Section 2: Extras
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04:25
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Instructor Biography

Brendon Schumacker is an accomplished artist and illustrator with experience in many art forms. Having drawn since a young age, Brendon has a lifetime of educational background in freehand art from various schools in USA and has studied along side with artists of varied backgrounds, giving him a diverse understanding of many illustration styles and techniques. He has published comics and children's books, has done multiple gallery openings, and has been doing freelance illustration and design for over 10 years. His instruction style is casual and entertaining while also being detailed in his examination of varied art techniques.

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