In this lesson we'll breakdown the most often overlooked area of the figure and that is Feet. Feet are similar to hands in their structure, but offer their own unique challenges when it comes to drawing. This lesson will break down the basic shapes and forms that makes up the Feet, look at how to tackle them from different angles and perspectives, and will even have a closer look at hoes the Toes are constructed. After the lecture there will be some demonstration, followed by a 25 minute timed drawing session.
Learn to Control Color & Water: 9 Watercolor Techniques
In this class, we will be exploring how to control water and color, by creating a series of moon paintings with watercolor.
Through a series of short videos, you will learn 9 watercolor techniques that you can use on any paintings going forward. The joy of creating a series of moons, allows you to not only experiment and learn how to manipulate the water and pigments, but to also truly control the outcome. And have fun while you're at it!
During the class, we’ll trace the photograph and convert it into the pop art vector illustration.
The tools that we are going to use in this class, are mostly the Pen tool and Anchor Point tool.
In the project and resource tab, you can find the file called “Color schemes” where you can find a few different color schemes that you can apply to your illustration.
In this Skillshare class, you will learn how to design your own business cards. Your project will be to gather your business information including your logo, brand colors and your contact information. Then you will put your information into a cohesive design that reflects your brand. I use Adobe Illustrator, but you can use whichever software you want. You can then print your own business cards. I recommend Moo.com. They have high quality papers and allow for multiple designs in a single order. A beginner understanding of Illustrator is all you need to take this course. I will explain exactly what I do and will walk you through the steps I take to create my logo, how I choose colors, and craft my business cards to reflect my business. We will start with the basics of logo design, including typography and even what shapes to use in your design. Then we will go through the top 10 things I consider when designing business cards, including color theory and fonts. Next, we will go through several iterations of business cards for the same brand to see the endless possibilities of creating your own unique business cards. Next, we will walk through the entire saving and uploading process so that you know exactly how to get your design print ready. It is important to have business cards with you so that wherever you are, you have the ability to network easily! I hope you will join me in this class in creating your business cards for your creative business. I can't wait to see what you design!
English | 15m | Video: 720p
This class shows how to create unique whiteboard animations with a personal touch only limited by your artistic talent. This will be a 5 Part Video Class, so stay tuned.
Human beings are one of the most popular and fun subjects in art, but a lot of artists struggle when working on faces. In this class we will look closely at faces, and learn the techniques for quickly and correctly capturing them in quick sketches. I will be using mostly watercolor for my demonstrations with addition of some water soluble pencils, markers and oil pastels, but you can start practicing and applying the information from this class even with just a regular pencil and some sketch paper. These principles are my check list for fast figure sketches, but they are also applicable when working on longer and more detailed pieces, like portraits. I will also reveal several secrets that will help you to make your figurative sketches more expressive, dynamic and appealing to viewers.
Learn how to create fun, whimsical and playful plant illustrations.
Rebbeca is an illustrator who loves to make whimsical illustrations and some of her favorite things to draw are plants. In this class, you’ll learn skills and concepts to create your own original, fun and whimsical plant illustrations.
Ink & Watercolor Illustrations in Procreate 5: Create Floral Stamp Brushes for Botanical Art
English | 29m | Video: 720p
In this step-by-step tutorial, we will:
1. Sketch and ink a floral illustration on you Ipad using two Procreate 5 default brushes. I will give you some tips along the way on how to add texture, light and shadows to your ink illustrations.
2. Learn everything we need to know for creating stamp brushes. We will talk about some of the brush settings (Brush Studio) and I will show you how easy is to turn any illustration into a stamp brush.
Sketchbook Illustration: Draw a Personal, Colorful Travel Map
English | 27m | Video: 720p
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 it's 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.
The course is for watercolor beginners to understand how gradient wash and negative paining works in watercolor with a demonstration. We would be covering the basics of the materials that are essential for watercolor paintings.
Are you looking for a way to professionally present your work on paper without the cost of framing?
Whether for your own home, a gallery show, or a collector, this course will teach you how to mount your watercolor painting, drawing, or other work on paper at a fraction of the cost of framing.
This course is best for amatuer or professional artists who work on paper. No previous mounting or framing experience is needed!
In this Lesson, I have tried to cover the basics of Adobe Animate/Flash, with a quick overview of tools to prepare you get started immediately.
I have also discussed on some of the powerful tools available on the Adobe Animate/Flash and showed examples on how to use them.
Learn how to animate a simple plasticine character and get started in the Stop Motion Studio application for smartphones and tablets. In this basics class, award-winning stop motion animators Eleanor Evans and Giovanni Aguilar demonstrate how to start creating simple fun stop motion animations using plasticine.
English | 44m | Video: 720p
In this class, you will learn to paint Floral wreaths in watercolors.
I will walk you through all the art supplies needed and explain all the techniques required to paint flowers leaves and filler elements.
At the end of this class, you will be able to paint these gorgeous floral wreaths.
Come join me in this lovely path.
Hi! I am Jen Lezan, I run a creative studio based out of the Midwest that focuses on Graphic Design, Surface Pattern Design and Illustration. I run my own Etsy shop selling digital designs, stationery, paper products and fabrics. As you saw in my How to Build a Digital Planner course, some of my top selling products are my digital planners and stickers sets in my Etsy shop. Creating digital stickers not nearly as hard as you think. I wanted to share some tips, my knowledge and help you build a digital sticker set that you can customize to your needs. These sticker sets give digital planning a bit of creativity and a nod to the “real thing”. Finally, digital stickers are a bit more eco friendly than your traditional paper planners as you can reuse them over and over again.
Not every sky is bright blue! Grey cloudy skies hold so much mystique, beauty, and movement. In this class you'll learn how to bring together subtle cloud shapes and misty hillsides and trees that create a quiet, serene landscape. And in the second project we'll "punch things up" a bit and watch how beautifully the colors can mingle and develop!
Hello fellow artists! I have taught many classes, both in person and online, on many subjects. We have gone trough the basics of watercolor, how to create textured patterns to make your paintings more interesting, how to mix your watercolours with different supplies and even how to paint complex pieces of jewelry.
Painting with watercolors is an amazing experience and you obtain results that you can´t get with any other medium. In this class I'll show you how I paint my icons and illustrations with a mix of controlled and loose techniques.
Watercolor is hot and florals reign! Find your style by trying out THREE on-trend, gorgeous ways to paint florals in watercolor. Amarilys will guide you on how to paint a single flower three ways and then she'll tackle a full arrangement in each style.
Orchids are beautiful, exotic, colorful plants. Their dramatic shapes and colors make them perfect subjects for painting.
In this class I share my technique for painting orchids with watercolor.
We start by observing the flowers and plants and sketching them to get a feel for their shapes.