Draw a Kitten
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Draw a Kitten

Learn how to draw a beautiful cartoon kitten
4.5 (61 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
3,666 students enrolled
Last updated 11/2016
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 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
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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
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.

Who 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
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 11 Lectures Collapse All 11 Lectures 01:30:33
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Drawing a Kitten
10 Lectures 01:29:55

Introduction to the course and some start up tips.

Introduction
06:14

Pic some photo reference to understand the kitten better.

Photo Reference
02:40

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

A quick quiz on kitten features.

Kitten Features Quiz
3 questions

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

Kitten Anatomy
08:12

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

Kitten Sketch
11:05

A review of the sketch phase of our drawing.

Kitten Sketch Quiz
3 questions

Now to polish the sketch with some fine line work.

Kitten Line Work
15:53

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

Adding light and shade to the kitten.

Kitten Shade and Light
08:53

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

Touch-up Work
02:55

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

Summary
05:33
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Extras
1 Lecture 00:43

This lecture contains more information and resources regarding my courses.

Bonus Lecture
00:43
About the Instructor
Brendon Schumacker
4.5 Average rating
129 Reviews
4,250 Students
5 Courses
Creative Visual Artist

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.