From animals and portraits to super-cool landscapes, these classes from this enjoyable (and free!) YouTube sequence will sharpen your drawing expertise.
Whether or not you’ve by no means drawn earlier than or have been drawing for years, Artists Community’s YouTube sequence Drawing Collectively is certain to sharpen your drawing expertise. Led by Scott Maier — skilled artist, teacher, and our resident Govt Director of Video — every episode of Drawing Collectively focuses on a unique topic, subject, or approach. In honor of Drawing Collectively’s a centesimal episode, Maier is sharing his prime 5 favourite episodes beneath.
For over a yr now, we’ve challenged ourselves with new, attention-grabbing topics. So in honor of our a centesimal episode, listed below are 5 of my favourite episodes. Seize a pencil and a few paper, and let’s have enjoyable drawing collectively!
Pickup Traces | Drawing a Pickup Truck
Drawing cars is difficult, and this topic was no exception. The subtlety of the linework and the challenges the distinctive kind presents on the subject of perspective, made this drawing a little bit of a combat. With assist from viewers although, I felt like we had some breakthroughs on this episode!
Out of Breath? | Drawing a Puffin
This graphite drawing was a blast! I cherished exploring the distinctive kind and textures of this stunning character. With a concentrate on texture and proportion, this was actually a pleasure!
An Ice Day for Drawing | Drawing an Iceberg
This episode jogs my memory how a lot I get pleasure from working with tinted charcoal. The form of this iceberg and the dramatic temper of the scene was immensely satisfying. With a concentrate on values and edges, this one got here collectively properly.
It’s the Alpaca-Lips | Drawing an Alpaca
The expression of this stunning creature was plenty of enjoyable to sort out! We used charcoal on this drawing, practising our work with textures, edges, and proportion. Of all of the animals we’ve drawn on this sequence, this one stand out!
Oh Man! | Portrait of a Man
We’ve drawn many portraits all through this sequence to this point, and every of them has been a possibility for development. There’s one thing in regards to the expression and lighting on this topic that makes it stand out from the others, nevertheless. Working in charcoal for this undertaking, this felt like a breakthrough occasion for me!
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