Sketching and drawing: 5 Techniques to improve your skills
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Sketching and drawing: 5 Techniques to improve your skills

Learn 5 drawing techniques used by the professionals
3.7 (3 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.
29 students enrolled
Created by Mandar Marathe
Last updated 5/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Sketch and draw with confidence.
  • Express your ideas graphically and fearlessly.
  • Choose a style and medium that suits you perfectly.
  • Unleash your creativity on paper.
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Requirements
  • Urge to learn to draw is the ONLY prerequisite. Pencil, paper, pen, crayons, conte will help!
Description

This class is about the techniques which artists use to draw and sketch. Believe me, drawing can be learnt, the only condition is that you should put in the time required.

In this class I demonstrate 5 techniques that make drawing easier. But to get the most out of this course, you should do the exercises and practice. Practice makes progress!

I have been teaching these techniques in my studio workshops over the years and have seen significant imrpovements in the students' work in a short period of time. Now you too can get better at drawing by taking this class and doing the practice.

See you in the class and I am eager to see your projects.

Who is the target audience?
  • Everyone who wants to draw and sketch confidently and professionally.
  • People who need to express their ideas fast and graphically.
  • Aspiring interior designers, animators, product designers, architects, communicators
  • Everyone who feels the need to express visually.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 9 Lectures Collapse All 9 Lectures 57:47
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:13

Introduction to this course!

Preview 01:13
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Drawing techniques
8 Lectures 56:34

Learn the benefits of envelope techniques and get confident of fitting any drawing perfectly on your paper and building it part by part.

Envelope Technique Part 1
02:01

Learn the benefits of envelope techniques and get confident of fitting any drawing perfectly on your paper and building it part by part.

Envelope Technique Part 2
07:45

Learn measuring angles the easy way and ensure that all the lines in your drawing are at correct angles.

Angle measurement
08:10

Build a drawing point by point and rest assured that your drawing will be accurate.

Preview 11:06

This is an age old technique of drawing. Learn how your can use it to draw anything without having or drawing an actual grid.

Vertical and horizontal lines or grid
10:48

This is like a way of reaching the destination with another route. More like sculpture, this method teaches you to remove the unwanted from your drawing to carve out the drawing that's accurate and still easy to draw.

Negative shapes
10:20

One tip to make your drawing is accurate and another to shift your thinking to see and draw anything more accurately.

Tips for better drawing
05:25

This is a demo of me drawing my lunch plate. Watch it and draw your breakfast, lunch or dinner just as daily exercise.

Drawing my lunch plate!
00:59
About the Instructor
Mandar Marathe
4.2 Average rating
40 Reviews
308 Students
10 Courses
Fine Artist, Sculptor, Illustrator, Designer and Engineer

I am a Fine Artist, Sculptor, Illustrator, Designer and Engineer based at Pune, India. I do paintings, sculptures, illustrations and conduct art workshops.

Till now, I have had 12 shows of my paintings and taught about 1000+ students in my art workshops (drawing & sketching, acrylic & oil painting and Ganapati idol making / clay modelling)

I have been doing painting and clay modelling since last 30 years and have been teaching it since last 6 years. In addition to my in-studio workshops, I create online courses through which I can teach people anywhere in the world.

Exhibitions:

2013 • 16th Jan to 23rd Jan 2013: Three artists' show titled “Trilogy II" held at “Darpan Art Gallery", Pune.

2011 • 11th to 20th Dec 2011: Solo show held at Grubshup restaurant, Pune.
• 28th September to 4th October 2011: Three artists' show titled “Trilogy" held at “Darpan Art Gallery", Pune.
2010 • 30th May to 12th June 2010: “Artfest 2010 – Summer", a group show by Indiaart at Empress Garden and Balgadharwa Art Gallery, Pune.
2009 • 4th to 10th June 2009: Solo exhibition held at Indiaart Gallery, Pune. This exhibition featured 41 Oil and acrylic color paintings.
2007 • April 2007: 3 day workshop held by Art2Day gallery at Harne near Dapoli and group show held at the Art2Day gallery in Pune.
• 29th July to 4th August 2007: Participated in “Affordable Art" group show held at Indiaart gallery, Pune.
2005 • March 2005: Participated in a group show held by Anantrang Art Foundation at Balgadharwa Art Gallery, Pune.
2003 • Participated in a group show held by Indian Maritime Association at Balgadharwa Art Gallery, Pune.
1999 • 15th to 17th May 1999: Solo exhibition held at Siemens Ltd., Goa. This exhibition featured 21 Oil and water color paintings.
• 17th November to 7th December 1999: Solo exhibition held at “Galeria de Bellas Artes" at Calangute, Goa.

Workshops conducted:

Eco friendly Ganapati idol making workshops

42 batches in my studio from 2011 – 2015 period
11 batches conducted in IT companies and schools in Pune and Mumbai

Clay modeling workshops
6 batches conducted in my studio

Portrait sculpture workshop
1 batch conducted in my studio under guidance of my Guru, Mr. C. G. Joshi

Drawing and Sketching workshops
2 batches conducted in two IT companies

Acrylic painting workshops
3 batches conducted in my studio

Oil painting Workshops
4 batches conducted in my studio

Corporate Collections of my paintings:
1. Siemens Ltd, Goa
2. L & T Infotech Ltd, Pune
3. Infosys BPO Ltd, Pune

Private Collections of my paintings:
1. Mrs. & Mr. Sitzmann, Greece
2. Mr. Simon, Nigeria
3. Mrs. & Mr. Nielsen, USA
4. Ms. Godbole, Pune
5. Mrs. & Mr. Phadke, Pune
6. Mrs. & Mr. Umarani, Pune
7. Mrs. & Mr. Joshi, Pune
8. Mrs. and Mr. Pethkar, Pune
9. Mr. Kudal, Pune
10. Dr. Prayag, Pune
11. Mr. Desai, UK