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The Only Blending Methods You’ll Ever Need for Colored Pencil 600Thank you again for subscribing to my newsletter.

Download The Only Blending Methods You’ll Ever Need for Colored Pencil.

Basic Drawing Series

basic-drawing-series-600All five lessons, from the most basic drawing element—lines—through drawing from life. Includes

  • Basic Drawing Lesson – Lines
  • Basic Drawing Lesson – Shapes
  • Basic Drawing Lesson – Shading
  • Basic Drawing Lesson – Drawing from Life – Simple Objects
  • Basic Drawing Lesson – Drawing from Life – Clouds

The series also includes a lesson on materials and supplies at no additional cost.

Basic Drawing Series – Printed

basic-drawing-series-600All five lessons, from the most basic drawing element—lines—through drawing from life. Includes

  • Basic Drawing Lesson – Lines
  • Basic Drawing Lesson – Shapes
  • Basic Drawing Lesson – Shading
  • Basic Drawing Lesson – Drawing from Life – Simple Objects
  • Basic Drawing Lesson – Drawing from Life – Clouds

The series also includes a lesson on materials and supplies.

35 pages

Printed one side on bright white paper and bound in a clasp presentation folder. Purchase price includes shipping by Priority Mail, USPS.

Basic Drawing Lesson Materials & Supplies

Basic Drawing Lesson Materials & Supplies 600List of supplies for the Basic Drawing Lesson series.

This free download is the first in the Basic Drawing Lesson series. It’s also ideal for the beginning artist who wants to know what tools and supplies are absolutely necessary in order to learn to draw.

Basic Drawing Lesson – Lines

Basic Drawing Lesson Lines 600

Lesson 1 in the Basic Drawing Lesson Series

Drawing can be broken down into a series of very basic shapes, beginning with the line. A line is a one-dimensional thing. It has only length.

The lesson includes exercises to help you learn how to control the darkness, thickness, and direction of the lines you draw.

Basic Drawing Lesson – Shapes

Basic Drawing Lesson Shapes 600Lesson 2 in the Basic Drawing Lesson Series

Everything—anything—you might ever want to draw can be broken down into basic shapes. Learn how to look for those shapes in your subjects and how to begin the drawing process with these fundamental shapes.

The lesson includes example photos and exercises to help you train your eye to see and draw the most basic shapes of any subject.

Basic Drawing Lesson – Shading

Basic Drawing Lesson Shading 600Lesson 3 in the Basic Drawing Lesson Series

How to you make a three-dimensional object look three-dimensional in a drawing?

Learn how to create the appearance of form and mass with basic shading techniques.

The lesson includes examples from my own drawings, exercises to help you see and draw accurate values, and a blank value scale you can print and use for practice.

Basic Drawing Lesson Drawing from Life – Simple Objects

basic-drawing-lesson-drawing-from-life-simple-objectsLesson 4 in the Basic Drawing Lesson Series

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to use the basic elements of drawing—line, shape, and shading—to draw a simple object from life.

The lesson includes a step-by-step demonstration showing how I drew an egg (including a photo you can use for practice), and exercises to help you learn to draw simple objects from life.

Basic Drawing Lesson Drawing from Life – Clouds

basic-drawing-lesson-drawing-from-life-clouds-600Lesson 5 in the Basic Drawing Lesson Series

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to use the basic elements of drawing—line, shape, and shading—to draw clouds from life.

Why clouds? Because once you see how easy it is to draw clouds from life using the methods described in this series, you’ll have the confidence to draw anything!

The lesson includes a step-by-step demonstration showing how I drew clouds and exercises to help you learn to draw simple objects from life.

Personalized Art Lessons

Personalized lessons on the topic of your choice via email. Having problems with a current project? Need help with a specific technique or tool? Personalized lessons are a perfect fit! $10 each or purchase multiple lessons and save.

Beginning to Intermediate Artists

Lessons are available in basic drawing, colored pencil, and oil painting.

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