Landscape drawings still bogging down in detail? In this workshop we will take a look at some common elements in landscape drawing and explore ways of quickly and accurately reproducing their textures, structure, and suggested detail. We will take a close look at ways of drawing common elements in landscape drawings, grasslands, coniferous forests and, Read More
Master the five-minute landscape as you develop your plein-aire toolkit. Learn how to show depth in your landscapes (or any drawing). Discover tricks to help you quickly draw forests without getting sick of drawing trees. Explore simple guidelines to enhance your compositions. Experience the simplicity of the four value system and apply it to draw realistic rocks with ease.
What is the best way to get yourself to sketch and use your journal more often? Make your sketching kit more easily accessible. If your journal is easy to grab and put away, you will find you use it all the time. If is is a hassle, that negative reinforcement will slowly push you away Read More
Learn quick methods for sketching skies, water, and reflections in water using pencil, watercolor, colored pencil, and Tombow markers. In this video we take a close look at common elements in landscapes and develop a range of strategies and concepts to quickly transfer what you see to paper. In this workshop we will explore how to draw Read More
Learn the basics of mammal anatomy and the most important muscles for artists to master. Before you watch, print out the anatomy worksheet to follow along with the lesson. This workshop was filmed in March of 2014 by Ashok Koshla.
Sketchnoting is a way of journaling your ideas on the fly while you listen to a lecture, meeting, class, or anything you want to pay more attention to. In this workshop, veteran Sketchnoter Kate Rutter gives us the basics on how to keep your own sketchnotes. This is a high percentage skill that you will Read More
“We encounter each other in words, words / spiny or smooth, whispered or declaimed / words to consider, reconsider.” —Elizabeth Alexander Language changes how we think((How does our language shape the way we think? Lera Boroditsky, Edge 2016)) and the right word can open a door to thinking articulately about new ideas. Before we had a word for genocide, Read More