Do you occasionally struggle with making your figure drawings appear more lifelike especially when theyre in motion? The key to making any figure look more dynamic is by being able to visually mimic real life action. This class will walk you through how you can make your characters and figures look much more dynamic.
Do you like watercolors? Do you like coffee? Wanna do something fun? =) Lets make some watercolor postcards! In this class I will show you a step by step process how to make beautiful watercolor illustrations of coffee. This class will consist of two parts. In the first part of the class I will discuss all the tools of trade supples and things to consider before and while drawing. In the second part we will start with some easy practice and then I will take your through my drawing process with 5 examples explaining my actions along the way. As a bonus I will also share how I edit the pictures of my watercolors on the phone so that they are bright and pretty and ready to be posted to IG. No photoshop required =) Here are awesome watercolor classes which talk about paper selection in more detail: Whimsical Animals with Watercolors: Explore the Ways of Traditional Illustration II by Sova Huova
There’s something magical about the delicate beauty of flowers but often their intricate detail can be intimidating to draw. In this class I’ll show you how to tackle complex floral elements and breakdown botanical components into easy shapes you can follow along to.
In this class I show you how to create your own unique simple vector illustrations on your iPad . I use the adobe app Adobe Draw to show you how to create these vector graphics illustrations. I share with you my 5 step process to creating simple fun vector illustrations of any subject matter. I go through my creative process from start to finish . For this class I will be showing my illustration process by creating a cute fox illustration. These are easy steps to create a piece of vector art!
In this installment of Art School Boot Camp we’re going to switch things up and talk about the mental side of making art. Art is more than just studying anatomy learning to mix paint and mastering grammar. There’s a special mental side to making art that deals with voice style originality and authenticity. Your artistic voice or style is what makes your work feel like you. It’s what makes a Picasso feel like a Picasso and a Hitchcock feel like a Hitchcock.
Welcome the first session of Art School Boot Camp! I’m Christine Fleming illustrator at Might Could Studios. Attending art school easily costs more than $50 000 in tuition alone. Most people can’t afford it. This Skillshare course series aims to target students who have the passion for art and want to learn the essential knowledge gleaned from art school. In this series I’m going to take you through the fundamental concepts learned in art and design school from composition to color to gestures.
Perhaps the most subtle and fleeting aspect of portraiture is the complex variety of facial expressions that portray human emotions. In this class students will learn how the features change to convey a convincing smile expression. This class which is for artists of all levels will cover the fundamentals of the construction and anatomy of the eyes nose and mouth the proportions of the face as well as the subtle and fleeting nuances that affect the features to portray a smiling expression. Ill walk you through the stages starting with blocking in the basic proportions of the face then mapping in the shadow patterns and finally moving to refinements. You can use any materials youd like in this class. By the end you will have a solid understanding of how to render the dynamic smiling facial expression.
In art the positive space is the object we’re looking at (a vase for example on a table) and the negative space is the area around the object (the background). By being able to understand this spacial relationship you can hone in a more successful compositional arrangement. As artists and designers we tend to focus mainly on the positive shapes in our composition but the magic really happens in the negative space...it’s equally as important as our positive space and this project will allow you time to devote on studying its spacial interaction.
Hello! In this class I will show you how I make my pen and ink florals. I will show you the different tools I use the different strokes that can be created some practice exercises that will help you gain precision and define your style and how to ink a floral illustration with pens and ink. By the end of the class you´ll be able to create your own floral print! So join me and let´s start inking! Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save
Illustrator 102: In this class you will learn to draw using some of illustrators advanced tools. In a step by step process you will learn how to draw flowers foliage and text placement. We will then arrange all the elements into a beautiful arrangement. In a final step we will learn to create a calendar with your newly created artowork.
Explore your creativity and expand your drawing skills with these step-by-step colored pencil techniques! Well be focusing on a practical method to make vibrant colored pencil illustrations. This class if for all levels. whether youre a beginner or an advanced artist looking to expand your drawing skills this class covers it all.
Hi friends! Im Swetha Shenoy of The Paisley Corner . Im a self-taught lettering and watercolor artist. Ever wanted to try hand lettering but didn’t know where to start? Then this class is for YOU! Learn the basics of hand lettering and use it to design your own inspirational quote.
In this class youll learn how to create cohesive character illustrations using Adobe Illustrator! By the end of the class youll have a set of at least 3 illustrations perfect for a social media campaign building up your portfolio or to pass on for animation .
In this class youll learn how to paint modern art with acrylic gouache paint. Well cover every step of the process from warming up with basic shapes to creating your own abstract art composition on watercolor paper.
In this class I’m going to take you through my process for drawing in Procreate. I’ll show you how I take inspiration from images to sketch my own unique animal character. I will show you my exact process from start to finish how I colour and add interest to my fox using helpful tools in Procreate and textured brushes.
Scan a pencil sketch of your hand lettering and like magic turn it into realistic looking chalk lettering using Photoshop. This is a super fun fast and easy technique for beginners and pros alike. Neither chalk nor previous Photoshop knowledge is required. (I promise that it looks so much like real chalk that people wont believe its just pencil!)
Learn to draw expressive florals using colored pencils! In this class you will learn how to create floral illustrations by a step-by-step process. We will simplify the entire process into basic drawing techniques.
Join data designer and doodler Catherine Madden for a one hour class demonstrating techniques for creatively and visually summarizing content in a way that helps you process and retain the information. If you have been in a classroom on a conference call or watched a TED talk that has interesting content but you can’t seem to remember the key points visual note taking (also known as sketchnoting) can open up your mind in new and exciting ways.
Drawing in a sketchbook is a great way to express yourself stay creative and have fun! Kickstart your own sketchbook practice with 30 minutes of inspiration prompts and humor from illustrator and author Mike Lowery. In this Skillshare Live session recorded using Zoom and featuring participation from the Skillshare community Mike gives students a peek inside his sketchbook brimming with travel adventures jokes and little moments from his day. He then leads you through a draw-along sharing his favorite tactics for tackling a blank page translating sketchbook ideas into real-life projects and developing a unique artistic style. No matter your skill level Mike’s advice for keeping a sketchbook is simple: Start with 30 minutes of drawing each and every day. Up for the challenge? Head to the “Projects & Resources” tab for a prompt to get started. _________________________ All you need to follow along is paper and something to write with. While we couldnt respond to every question during the session wed love to hear from you—please use the class Discussion board to share your questions and feedback.
Where do I begin on this class? Stickers are awesome! At one point or another in your life you have likely acquired a sticker that was so amazing you couldnt find a worthy spot to put it! Ive still got a drawer full of those.
Exploring kids design is a satisfying way to add playfulness and fun to your day. Because this type of design trends on simplified whimsical characters - it is accessible to anyone who wants to dip their feet into it!
In this class we will be be using Procreate to make a digital sketch book on the theme of birds with ten fun bite sized exercises which will jump start your creativity encourage you to experiment and explore different ways of using Procreate and help you build a pressure free stress busting daily art practice.
Welcome to Character Design Crash Course a series of illustration classes meant for beginning cartoonists or intermediate character artists looking for a refresher. In this class Ill take you through my entire process of designing and illustrating an animal character starting with finding inspiration and reference then moving on to sketching and developing your concept and finally rendering it in Adobe Photoshop. Ill also talk about the fundamentals of character design and the importance of using reference and learning from other artists.
In this 23-minute class Olga Shevyakova graphic designer and illustrator will show you that drawing with minimal set of simple tools like pens and regular paper is easy and fun process. You’ll know how to draw simple everyday objects floral stuff and lovely patterns. Also you can digitase your drawings if you want.
Hello! My name is Katya. And I have been painting with watercolor for almost 5 years. During this time Ive made more than 60 offline workshops. And now I want to share my knowledge with more people. I believe that everyone can paint and I want you to believe in this too!
In this short summer class we will be painting a photo camera a loyal friend which accompanies us in our adventures. This painting can be a great "best moments" card a logo an icon for your website or a beautiful print. Also in the project section you will find the template with 4 different photo camera drawings so you can create an entire series for a collection of prints or pattern design. I decided to add some flowers and foliage around it because you complimented a similar painting of mine on Instagram so I was happy to share the process in this class. This is the 9th class in the series of fun and short summer classes. These classes are meant to keep you inspired while allowing you to spend more time outdoors enjoying the beautiful sunny days. Below are listed the classes we already published in this series I will be adding a new short class almost every week during the summer. Also I have a myriad of other watercolor classes in case you want to dive deeper into the watercolor painting. Thank you for all the beautiful projects comments and reviews you keep me motivated and inspired.
Are you ready for Christmas? Or maybe you are still looking for that Christmas mood and handmade present? Then this class is just for you! We will be drawing beautiful handmade Christmas cards for that special someone! If you are a beginner or have some experience in drawing this class is just for you.
In this class I will cover basic drawing and watercolor painting techniques with a specific focus on songbirds. I will take you step-by-step through my process of creating this type of mixed media illustration. I am excited to share this approach since it is one of my favorite ways of creating artwork. I love the way the ink and watercolor look together!
In this class I will show you the basic techniques and tell you all about the materials you will need to get started with soft pastels. We will take a look at different types of soft pastels and how to use them on paper.
Augmented reality has recently sprung into the wonderful world of intrigue and internet interest so I decided to take it upon myself to learn some of the techniques required to create an augmented reality video.
Do you find yourself doodling in the margins daydreaming about your next vacation? Combine your love of travel and drawing to create a quirky illustrated map! Take an adventure into your imagination with illustrator and children’s book author Mike Lowery! From first sketch through final polish you’ll learn how to draw a ready-to-share map that captures the personality of a place you love. Whether its your hometown or dream destination Mike’s step-by-step guidance guarantees that you’ll be transported while learning essential illustration skills you’ll return to again and again. Use your tools of choice to follow along with key lessons: Researching to discover the personality of your place