Introduction to Drawing

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0 Introduction to Drawing 13:33

Picture of Introduction to Drawing This is a brief introduction to the class.

1 Introduction to Perspective Drawing 26:31

Picture of Introduction to Perspective Drawing This lesson is an introduction to drawing boxes in 1, 2 and 3 point perspective. The students will learn how to make a series of boxes in one point perspective, two point perspective, and three point perspective. They will learn the definitions of the horizon line, vanishing point, and measuring line. They will learn how to put shapes in one and two point perspective boxes. The students can draw along with the video. The supplies they will use are a ruler, a pencil, a darker pencil or marker, and a plain white piece of paper.

2 One Point Perspective Drawing 25:03

Picture of One Point Perspective Drawing The student will complete a full one point perspective drawing. Student will need a white piece of drawing paper or newsprint, a ruler, an eraser, a pencil and a darker pencil or marker.

3 Two Point Perspective Drawing 24:05

Picture of Two Point Perspective Drawing The student will complete a two point perspective drawing. Student needs a white piece of drawing paper, a pencil, a darker pencil, a ruler, and an eraser.

4 Three Point Perspective Drawing 25:03

Picture of Three Point Perspective Drawing The student will complete a three-point perspective drawing. The student needs a white piece of drawing paper, a ruler, an eraser, and light and dark pencils.

5 Fencepost Method and Grids 20:24

Picture of Fencepost Method and Grids Student will learn the fencepost method for distancing in perspective drawing, and how to draw a one point perspective grid and two point perspective grid. Student needs a white piece of drawing paper, a ruler, an eraser, and a light and dark pencil.

6 Atmospheric Perspective Drawing 21:29

Picture of Atmospheric Perspective Drawing The students will complete a drawing using atmospheric perspective. The student will combine linear perspective and shading. The student needs a white piece of drawing paper, a pencil, a ruler, an eraser, a set of gray scale chalk pastels, a white charcoal pencil and a black charcoal pencil.

7 Line Drawing Basics 13:29

Picture of Line Drawing Basics The students will learn the basics of line drawing. The students will learn about different kinds of pencils, charcoal and charcoal pencils. The students will learn techniques like contour drawing, cross-contour drawing, hatching and cross hatching. The student needs a white piece of drawing paper, a set of drawing pencils, a set of charcoal pencils, and an eraser.

8 Line Drawing Still Life 16:43

Picture of Line Drawing Still Life The students will complete a still life drawing using different techniques of line drawing. Student will need a white piece of drawing paper, a set of drawing pencils, a set of charcoal pencils, and an eraser.

9 Line Drawing Techniques 18:01

Picture of Line Drawing Techniques The students will learn how to copy works of art using different line drawing techniques. The student needs a white piece of drawing paper, a set of drawing pencils, a set of charcoal pencils, an eraser, a blender, and charcoal. The drawing that I used as an example is "The Woodcutter," by Van Gogh.

10 Introduction to Value and Shading 25:48

Picture of Introduction to Value and Shading The students will learn the basics of value and shading and shade different objects with gray scale chalk pastels. They will also need a black and white charcoal pencil, a pencil, a blender, q tip, and paper towel. They can do the drawing on a white piece of gray scale paper, and draw along with the video.

11 Chiaroscuro on Black Paper 23:29

Picture of Chiaroscuro on Black Paper Students will complete a full still life with three objects using chiaroscuro (the full value spectrum) on black or dark gray paper. The students will use gray scale chalk pastels, a white charcoal pencil, a black charcoal pencil, a white colored pencil, eraser, blender, and q tip. The student will leave the dark paper as the dark value.

12 Chiaroscuro on Gray Paper 22:28

Picture of Chiaroscuro on Gray Paper Student will complete a three object still life drawing with gray scale chalk pastels on gray paper. They will use chiaroscuro (the full value spectrum) The student will need a gray piece of gray scale, paper, a pencil, a set of gray scale chalk pastels, a black and white charcoal pencil, an eraser and a blender.

13 High Key Value Drawing 16:03

Picture of High Key Value Drawing Students will learn how to complete a three object still life with high key value, the top third of light values on the value spectrum. Student will need a white piece of gray scale paper, a pencil, a set of gray scale chalk pastels, a black and white charcoal pencil and a blender.

14 Middle Key Value Drawing 15:26

Picture of Middle Key Value Drawing Students will complete a middle key value drawing with the middle third of values on the value spectrum. Student needs a white piece of gray scale paper, a set of gray scale chalk pastels, a pencil, a black and white charcoal pencil, an eraser and a blender.

15 Low Key Value Drawing 13:49

Picture of Low Key Value Drawing Students will complete a low key value drawing with the lower third of values on the value spectrum. The student needs a white piece of drawing paper, a pencil, a set of gray scale chalk pastels, a black and white charcoal pencil, an eraser and a blender.

16 Tenebrism Drawing 14:20

Picture of Tenebrism Drawing Students will complete a drawing using tenebrism, (the high key values and the low key values), where they eliminate the middle values to make the drawing appear more dramatic. Student needs a white piece of gray scale paper, a pencil, a set of gray scale chalk pastels, a black and white charcoal pencil, a blender, and an eraser.

17 Grid Enlargement Drawing 22:30

Picture of Grid Enlargement Drawing Students will complete a grid enlargement drawing of a black and white picture with shading, with pencil. The student needs a white piece of drawing paper, a ruler, a set of drawing pencils and an eraser.

18 Introduction to Portrait Drawing 25:47

Picture of Introduction to Portrait Drawing Students will learn the basics of portrait drawing. They will learn the proportions of the head, in frontal, profile and three-quarters perspective. They will learn how to draw the features, like eyes, noses, mouths, ears, and hair in different perspectives. Student needs a white piece of drawing paper, a set of drawing pencils, a set of charcoal pencils, a blender and an eraser.

19 Portrait Drawing on Black Paper 25:52

Picture of Portrait Drawing on Black Paper Students will complete a portrait drawing with shading in gray scale chalk pastels on black paper. Student needs a black or dark gray piece of gray scale paper, a set of gray scale chalk pastels, a black and white charcoal pencils, an eraser and a blender. I used the head of the Delphic Sibyl by Michelangelo from the Sistine Chapel to start.

20 Portrait Drawing on Gray Paper 20:42

Picture of Portrait Drawing on Gray Paper Students will complete a portrait drawing on gray paper with shading with gray scale chalk pastels. Student needs a gray piece of gray scale paper, a pencil, a set of gray scale chalk pastels, an eraser and a blender. I used the portrait of Andrea Quaratesi by Michelangelo as an example.

21 Portrait Drawing in Colored Pencil 24:11

Picture of Portrait Drawing in Colored Pencil Student will complete a portrait drawing with black, white and gray colored pencils on white paper. Students will need a black and white photo reference, pencil, white piece of drawing paper, eraser, and black, white and gray colored pencils. I used "The Heads and Hands of Two Apostles," by Raphael as an example.

22 Lines of Action and Proportions of Figure 24:16

Picture of Lines of Action and Proportions of Figure Students will put the lines of action on top of Old Master Drawings, and create skeletons for drawing the figure. They will learn the basic proportions of the figure. The student needs a white piece of drawing paper or newsprint, a set of drawing pencils, a set of charcoal pencils, an eraser, a blender, and some print outs of figure drawings.

23 Gesture Drawing 23:45

Picture of Gesture Drawing Students will learn the basics of gesture drawing, quick and loose drawing of the figure. The student will need a piece of newsprint, or white piece of drawing paper, a set of drawing pencils, a set of charcoal pencils, an eraser, and a blender.

24 Foreshortening with the Figure 15:39

Picture of Foreshortening with the Figure The students will learn different methods of foreshortening with the figure to put the figure in different perspectives. The student will need a white piece of drawing paper or newsprint, a set of drawing pencils, a set of charcoal pencils, and an eraser.

25 Foreshortening 2 14:16

Picture of Foreshortening 2 Student will need a white piece of drawing paper and a set of drawing pencils. Student will do a sketch of a figure using foreshortening. I used a drawing of an angel by Raphael as an example.

26 Sketching of Hands 22:30

Picture of Sketching of Hands Student needs a piece of newsprint or a white piece of drawing paper, a set of drawing pencils, a set of charcoal pencils, and an eraser. Student will sketch hands in different perspectives.

27 Drawing of Hands on Gray Paper 19:20

Picture of Drawing of Hands on Gray Paper Students will draw hands on gray paper with shading. Student needs a gray piece of gray scale paper, a pencil, a set of gray scale chalk pastels, a white charcoal pencil and a black charcoal pencil, a blender and an eraser.

28 Sketching of Feet 19:01

Picture of Sketching of Feet Student needs a piece of newsprint or a white piece of drawing paper, a set of drawing pencils, a set of charcoal pencils, and an eraser. Student will sketch feet in different perspectives.

29 Drawing of Feet on Black Paper 20:25

Picture of Drawing of Feet on Black Paper Students will do a drawing of feet on black or dark gray paper with shading. Student needs a black or dark gray piece of gray scale paper, a black prismacolor, a white prismacolor, a gray prismacolor, an eraser and a blender.

30 Drawing of Legs 16:25

Picture of Drawing of Legs Students will learn to draw the legs in different positions and in different perspectives. Student needs newsprint or white paper, a pencil, gray scale chalk pastels, a black and white charcoal pencil, a blender and an eraser.

31 Drawing of Arms 16:35

Picture of Drawing of Arms Students will learn to draw arms in different positions and in different perspectives. Student needs a piece of newsprint or a white piece of drawing paper, a set of drawing pencils, a set of charcoal pencils, a blender and an eraser.

32 Drawing of Torso 23:27

Picture of Drawing of Torso Student will learn to draw the torso in different positions and different perspectives. The student will need a white piece of gray scale paper, a pencil, a set of gray scale chalk pastels, a black and white charcoal pencil, a blender and an eraser.

33 Figure Drawing on Black Paper 23:31

Picture of Figure Drawing on Black Paper Students will complete a figure drawing on black paper with gray scale chalk pastels. Student will need a black or dark gray piece of gray scale paper, a black, white and gray Prismacolor, and an eraser. The drawing that I used for an example was "Three Male Figures" by Michelangelo.

34 Figure Drawing on Black Paper 2 22:48

Picture of Figure Drawing on Black Paper 2 This is the second part of the lesson. The student will complete the figure drawing with black, white, and gray prismacolors on black or dark gray paper.

35 Figure Drawing on Gray Paper 23:40

Picture of Figure Drawing on Gray Paper Students will do a complete figure drawing on gray paper with gray scale chalk pastels. Student will need a gray piece of gray scale paper, a pencil, a set of gray scale chalk pastels, a black and white charcoal pencil, a blender and an eraser.

36 Introduction to Pen and Ink Drawing 23:16

Picture of Introduction to Pen and Ink Drawing Student will create shapes, where they learn the different techniques of pen and ink drawing, wash, line, wash and line, and wash and charcoal. Students will learn how to use the brush and pen. Student will need a piece of watercolor paper or a white piece of gray scale paper, a pencil, a bamboo brush, a pen, india ink, a tray, and water.

37 Pen and Ink Wash Drawing 14:02

Picture of Pen and Ink Wash Drawing Students will learn how to create different values with different amounts of ink mixed with water, and create a wash drawing with the brush. Student needs ink, a bamboo brush, water, a pencil, and a piece of watercolor paper or a piece of white gray scale paper.

38 Pen and Ink Line Drawing 18:11

Picture of Pen and Ink Line Drawing Students will complete a pen and ink line drawing using hatching and cross-hatching with pen and ink. Student needs a white piece of gray scale paper or watercolor paper, a pencil, a pen and ink.

39 Wash and Line Drawing 17:04

Picture of Wash and Line Drawing Students will create a drawing using wash and line. Student will put in a black and white wash first, and then let it dry. Student will then add a layer of line with the pen. Student needs a white piece of drawing paper or a piece of watercolor paper, a pencil, a bamboo brush, a pen, ink, water and a tray.

40 Wash and Charcoal Drawing 21:08

Picture of Wash and Charcoal Drawing Students will complete a drawing using wash and charcoal. Student will do a wash on the paper, and let it dry. Student will then add gray scale chalk pastel and charcoal pencil to enhance the drawing. Student needs a white piece of gray scale paper or watercolor paper, a bamboo brush, ink, water, a pencil, gray scale chalk pastels and a black and white charcoal pencil.

41 Introduction to Color Theory 27:03

Picture of Introduction to Color Theory Students will learn the basics of color theory, make a color wheel, complementary color chart, value of color chart, monochromatic color chart, and two color mixing charts. Student will need a white piece of drawing paper, a pencil, a ruler, a marker, and colored chalk pastels.

42 Shapes in Different Color Schemes 22:55

Picture of Shapes in Different Color Schemes Students will draw shapes in monochromatic, analogous, complementary, primary, double complement, and split complementary color schemes. Student will need a white piece of drawing paper, a pencil, colored chalk pastel, black and white charcoal pencil and a blender.

43 Shapes in Different Color Schemes 2 13:53

Picture of Shapes in Different Color Schemes 2 This is the second part of the last lesson. The student will finish drawing shapes in different color schemes: monochromatic, primary, analogous, complementary, split complement, and double complement.

44 Shapes in Value of Color Schemes 23:04

Picture of Shapes in Value of Color Schemes Student will draw shapes (translate from black to white to value of color), in warm, cool, all, warm with black and white, all with black and white, and cool with black and white combinations. Student will need a white piece of drawing paper, a pencil, colored chalk pastel, a blender, an eraser, and a black and white charcoal pencil.

45 Translation of Black and White Drawing into Value of Color Drawing 14:18

Picture of Translation of Black and White Drawing into Value of Color Drawing Students will pick a black and white image with many grays to draw. The students will redraw the image in color using the value of color. The student will need a white piece of drawing paper, a pencil, an oil pastels.

46 Introduction to Oil Pastel Drawing 22:46

Picture of Introduction to Oil Pastel Drawing Students will do a full color drawing using oil pastels and blending. Student will need a white piece of drawing paper, a pencil, and a set of oil pastels. I used a painting of Waterlilies by Monet as an example.

47 Introduction to Chalk Pastel Drawing 20:48

Picture of Introduction to Chalk Pastel Drawing Student will do a full color drawing using chalk pastels and blending. Student needs a white piece of drawing paper, a pencil and chalk pastels.

48 Introduction to Colored Pencil Drawing 23:20

Picture of Introduction to Colored Pencil Drawing Students will complete a full color drawing in colored pencils. Student needs a white piece of drawing paper and a set of colored pencils.

49 Colored Pencil Drawing 2 10:49

Picture of Colored Pencil Drawing 2 This is the second part of the lesson, where the student will finish the drawing in colored pencils.

50 Color Drawing in Marker 24:19

Picture of Color Drawing in Marker Students will do a color drawing using markers. Student needs a white piece of drawing paper, a pencil, and a set of markers.

51 Color Drawing in Marker 2 24:08

Picture of Color Drawing in Marker 2 Student will finish the drawing they started in markers.

52 Portrait Drawing in Color 25:04

Picture of Portrait Drawing in Color Students will use the skills they learned in black and white portrait drawing, and do a full color portrait drawing. Student will need a white piece of drawing paper, a pencil, a set of colored chalk pastels, a blender and an eraser. The picture that I used for the example is the portrait above the "Cumaen Sibyl" in the Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo.

53 Portrait Drawing in Color 2 21:56

Picture of Portrait Drawing in Color 2 Student will finish the portrait drawing in color that they started in the previous lesson. Student will use colored chalk pastels on white gray scale paper or white drawing paper.

54 Figure Drawing in Color 26:19

Picture of Figure Drawing in Color Student will use the skills they learned in the black and white figure drawing, and complete a full color figure drawing. Student needs a white piece of drawing paper, a pencil, a set of colored chalk pastels, and a black and white charcoal pencil. I used a painting of ballet dancers by Degas as an example.

55 Landscape Drawing in Color 21:06

Picture of Landscape Drawing in Color Students will complete a landscape drawing with atmospheric perspective in color. Student needs a white piece of drawing paper, a pencil, colored chalk pastels, a blender and an eraser.

56 Introduction to Wet Media in Color 21:10

Picture of Introduction to Wet Media in Color Students will practice using wet media in different combinations. 1. Wash with watercolor or colored ink 2. Wash and chalk pastel 3. Wash and oil pastel 4. Wash and pen 5. Wash and colored pencil 6. Wash and marker 7. Line with pen Student needs a piece of watercolor paper or a white piece of gray scale paper, a pencil, a brush, watercolor, a pen for ink, colored pencils, markers, oil pastels, and chalk pastels.

57 Watercolor Wash Drawing 25:22

Picture of Watercolor Wash Drawing Student needs a piece of watercolor paper or a white piece of gray scale paper, a pencil, watercolor and brushes. Student will draw a contour with pencil, and fill in with a watercolor wash.

58 Wash and Chalk Pastel Drawing 14:16

Picture of Wash and Chalk Pastel Drawing Student will do painting with watercolor wash and a layer of colored chalk pastel. Student needs a piece of watercolor paper or a white piece of gray scale paper, a pencil, colored chalk pastel, and chalk pastel pencils. In the first part, the student will draw an image in pencil and add a wash. They will have to let it dry before adding the chalk pastel.

59 Wash and Chalk Pastel Drawing 2 11:08

Picture of Wash and Chalk Pastel Drawing 2 After completing a wash and letting it dry, the student will add to it with colored chalk pastel, colored chalk pastel pencils and charcoal pencils.

60 Wash and Colored Pencil Drawing 17:34

Picture of Wash and Colored Pencil Drawing Student will complete drawing with a combination of wash and colored pencil. Student needs a piece of watercolor paper or a white piece of gray scale paper, watercolor, a brush, a pencil, and colored pencils. In the first stage, the student will draw in pencil, wash with watercolor, and then let it dry.

61 Wash and Colored Pencil Drawing 2 14:31

Picture of Wash and Colored Pencil Drawing 2 After completing a wash and letting it dry, the student will add colored pencil to parts of the wash.

62 Wash and Pen Drawing 21:10

Picture of Wash and Pen Drawing Student will complete drawing with wash and ink pen, by dipping the pen into the watercolor. Student needs a piece of watercolor paper or a white piece of gray scale paper, a brush, watercolor, an ink pen, and a pencil.

63 Wash and Pen Drawing 2 18:59

Picture of Wash and Pen Drawing 2 After completing a watercolor wash, and letting it dry, the student will use line to enhance the drawing. The student will dip the ink pen in the watercolor to get different color lines. The student can also use different tips.

64 Wash and Marker Drawing 12:00

Picture of Wash and Marker Drawing Student will complete drawing by combining wash and marker. Student will complete a wash with watercolor, let it dry, and then enhance it with marker. Student will need a piece of watercolor paper or a white piece of gray scale paper, a pencil, watercolor, a brush and markers.

65 Wash and Marker Drawing 2 24:08

Picture of Wash and Marker Drawing 2 After completing a wash with watercolor and letting it dry, the student will enhance the drawing by adding marker.

66 Wash and Oil Pastel Drawing 22:46

Picture of Wash and Oil Pastel Drawing Student will complete drawing with wash and oil pastel. Student will need a piece of watercolor paper or a white piece of gray scale paper, a pencil, a brush, watercolor, and oil pastels. In the first part, the student will draw in pencil, wash in watercolor, ad let it dry.

67 Wash and Oil Pastel Drawing 2 10:46

Picture of Wash and Oil Pastel Drawing 2 After doing a watercolor wash and letting it dry, the student will add oil pastel to the drawing, leaving some of the wash showing.

68 Pen in Color Drawing 22:40

Picture of Pen in Color Drawing Student will compete drawing by dipping the ink pen into the watercolor.

69 Drawing on Colored Paper 18:54

Picture of Drawing on Colored Paper Student will practice drawing on a piece of colored paper, to see how the colors appear different on colored paper than on white paper. Student will need a piece of colored paper, a pencil, chalk pastels, chalk pastel pencils, an eraser and a blender. The portrait that I used for reference was the head of the Delphic Sibyl by Michelangelo.

Course Overview

This course is for beginner artists that want to use basic drawing skills.  It caters to students who are beginning and intermediate artists.  The students will learn basic skills like perspective, shading, portrait, figure, and color.  The students will learn how to gain a handle on different media like pencils, charcoal pencils, charcoal, pen and ink, oil pastels, chalk pastels, markers, colored pencils, and watercolor.  

 

This Course Includes:

69 educational videos that students can follow along with

69 quizzes

Definitions for each section

List of supplies necessary for the class

 

Course Goals

The students will be able to draw in one, two and three point perspective.  The students will be able to use line and value.  The student will learn portrait drawing, figure drawing, and color theory.  At the end of this course, the student will be able to have the skills necessary to create their own original body of artwork.  Some of the lessons have more than one video.  

 

Target Audience

This course is designed for beginning and intermediate students who want to pursue more seriously. 

Course Requirements

There are no course requirements. 

Unit 1- Perspective

Videos

Introduction to 1, 2, and 3 point perspective

1 point perspective drawing

2 point perspective drawing

3 point perspective drawing

Fencepost method, 1 point perspective grid, 2 point perspective grid

Atmospheric Perspective

Unit 2- Line

Videos

Introduction to line drawing- Introduction to pencils, charcoal pencils, contour, cross contour (1 direction and 2 directions), hatching, cross-hatching, and contour hatching. 

Line Drawing Still Life- Student will draw objects with different techniques.

Techniques of Line Drawing- Student will do a loose line drawing with charcoal

Unit 3- Value

Videos

Introduction to Value and Shading- Student will learn the basics of value.  The student will draw simple objects on white gray scale paper with gray scale chalk pastels.  The student will learn about blending light and shadow. 

Chiaroscuro on black paper- Student will do a still life drawing on black paper with gray scale chalk pastels, using the black paper as the dark value. 

Chiaroscuro on gray paper- Student will do a still life drawing on gray paper with gray scale chalk pastels, using the gray paper as the middle value. 

High Key Value Drawing- The students will do a drawing in high key value, the light end of the spectrum, in gray scale chalk pastels to create a light mood in value drawing. 

Middle Key Value Drawing- The student will do a drawing in middle key value, the middle of the value spectrum, in gray scale chalk pastels to create a mood in value drawing. 

Low Key Value Drawing- The student will do a drawing in low key value, the lower end of the value spectrum, in gray scale chalk pastels to create a dark and gloomy mood in value drawing. 

Tenebrism- The student will do a drawing in tenebrism (the darks and the lights- without the middles), in gray scale chalk pastels to create a dramatic mood in value drawing.  

Grid Enlargement Drawing- Student will use a black and white image, and enlarge it to twice the size using a grid.  

 

Unit 4- Portrait Drawing

Videos

Introduction to Portrait Drawing- Student will learn the basics of portrait drawing.  They will sketch different perspectives of the head.  They will learn how to draw each feature- eyes, nose, lips, and ears in different perspectives. 

Portrait Drawing With Value on Black Paper-Student will draw a portrait on black paper with gray scale chalk pastels to create value. 

Portrait Drawing With Value on Gray paper-Student will draw a portrait on gray paper with value with gray scale chalk pastels.

Portrait Drawing With Colored Pencils- Student will draw a portrait with black, white, and gray colored pencils to create value. 

Unit 5- Figure Drawing

Videos

Lines of action and proportions of figure- The student will draw the lines of action on top of figure drawings.  The student will hang ovals for the torso and pelvis on the lines of action.  The student will learn other methods of blocking in the figure. 

Gesture Drawing- The student will learn gesture drawing- quick, loose drawing to block in figures. 

Foreshortening- The student will learn different methods for drawing foreshortening- perspective in the figure.  They will put the whole figure and parts of the figure in one point perspective boxes, use the coil drawing method, and eyeball foreshortening. 

Sketching of hands- The student will sketch the hands in different perspectives. 

Drawing of hands- The student will draw a hand on gray paper with value. 

Sketching of feet- The student will learn how to sketch the feet in different perspectives. 

Drawing of feet- The student will draw feet on black paper with value. 

Drawing of Legs- The student will draw legs with value. 

Drawing of Arms- The student will draw arms with value. 

Drawing of Torso- The student will draw the torso with value

Complete figure drawing on black paper-  The student will draw a full figure on black paper with value.

Complete figure drawing on gray paper-  The student will draw a full figure on gray paper with value. 

Unit 6- Pen and Ink Drawing

Video Drawing

Introduction to Pen and Ink Drawing- The student will learn the different techniques used to do a pen and ink drawing. 

Ink Wash Drawing- The student will dilute black ink into values. The student will use a bamboo brush to wash the values onto the paper. 

Ink Line Drawing- The student will use a pen with different tips to a line drawing with different types of line. 

Wash and Line Drawing- The student will do a wash drawing with line over the wash drawing. 

Wash and Charcoal Drawing- The student will do a wash drawing and enhance it with the gray scale chalk pastels and charcoal pencils.  

 

Unit 7- Color Theory

Videos

Introduction- The student will learn the basics of color theory.  The student will make color charts that they will use as guides in their color drawing.  The student will make a color wheel, value of color chart, complementary color chart, monochromatic color chart and color mixing chart. 

Shapes in different color schemes- The student will draw shapes in different harmonious color schemes- monochromatic, analogous, complementary, split complement, double complement, and primary or other triadic. 

Shapes in value of color schemes- The student will draw shapes in different value of color schemes- warm, warm with black and white, cool, cool with black and white, all, and all with black and white. 

Translation of black and white drawing to value of color drawing- The student will use a black and white image and redraw it using colors as values.

Unit 8- Exploring Dry Media in Color

Videos

Introduction to Oil Pastel Drawing- The student will learn how to use oil pastels to blend colors in a color drawing

Introduction to Chalk Pastel Drawing- The student will learn how to use chalk pastels to blend colors in a color drawing

Introduction to Colored Pencil Drawing- The student will learn how to use colored pencils to blend colors in a color drawing. 

Introduction to Marker Drawing- The student will learn how to use markers to create a color drawing.  Some areas are large, flat areas of color and some areas are areas of line. 

Unit 9- Specific Types of Color Drawing

Videos

Portrait Drawing in Color- Student will do a portrait drawing in color, using chalk pastels to blend the skin tones. 

Figure Drawing in Color- Student will do a figure drawing in color, using chalk pastels to create an Impressionistic figure. 

Landscape Drawing in Color- Student will do a landscape drawing in color, using atmospheric perspective, and blending more grays into the background.

Unit 10- Wet Media In Color

 

Videos

Introduction- Student will practice different wet media techniques in color. 

Watercolor wash drawing- The student will use watercolors to create a color wash drawing. 

Wash and Chalk Pastel Drawing- The student will do a watercolor wash drawing that is enhanced with colored chalk pastels. 

Wash and Colored Pencil- The student will do a watercolor wash drawing that is enhanced with colored pencil. 

Wash and Line- The student will do a watercolor wash drawing that is enhanced with line by dipping the ink pen into the watercolor. 

Wash and Marker- The student will do a watercolor wash drawing that is enhanced markers. 

Wash and Oil Pastel- The student will do a watercolor wash drawing that is enhanced with oil pastel. 

Line- The student will do a color line drawing by dipping the pen into the watercolor. 

Drawing on different colored paper-  Student will do a color drawing on color paper, using the color paper to enhance the colors in the drawing. 

Introduction to Drawing

In this class, the student will learn basic drawing skills and techniques that will enable the student to move forward with creating their own original artwork.  There are 69 videos that the student will draw along with.  Each video is between 10 and 30 minutes.  I think this class is suitable for a student in 7th to 12th grade. The student will need to purchase some supplies for the class.  The student will learn vocabulary for each lesson.  There is a one question test at the end of each lesson.  

There are six videos on perspective drawing.  The first lesson is a general introduction to 1 point, 2 point and 3 point perspective drawing.  In the second lesson, the student will do a one point perspective drawing of buildings.  In the third lesson, the student will do a two point perspective drawing of buildings on a street corner.  In the fourth lesson, the student will do a drawing of three point perspective buildings.  For this series the student will need a pencil, a ruler, an eraser, and a darker pencil or a marker.  

There are three videos on the basics of lline drawing.  The techniques that the student will learn are contour drawing, cross- contour drawing (in one direction and in two directions), hatching, cross-hatching, and contour hatching.  In the first lesson, the student will learn different techniques.  In the second lesson, the student will draw a still life using different techniques.  In the third lesson, the student will learn a loose form of charcoal drawing by copying techniques used by other artists.  The student learn about different types pf pencils, charcoal pencils, conte, vine charcoal and charcoal.  The student will learn techniques like blending and lifting.  

There are eight videos on value drawing.  The student will gain a mastery of drawing light and shadow to make objects seem three dimensional.  I the first lesson, the student will learn how to draw basic shapes (a cone, a cube, asphers, and a cylinder) with light and shadow.  In the second  lesson, the student will do a still life drawing on black paper, using the black as the dark value.  In the third lesson, the student will do a still life drawing on gray paper, using the gray as the middle value.  In the fourth lesson, the student will do a drawing in high key value, using the lighter end of the value spectrum.  In the fifth lesson, the student will do a middle key value drawing, using the middle values on the spectrum.  In the sixth lesson, the student will do a low key value drawing, using the values on the lower end of the value spectrum.  In the seventh lesson, the student will explore tenebrism, using the lights and darks of the value spectrum, eliminating the middles.  In the eighth lesson, the student will do a grid enlargement drawing in pencil.  The student will use a gray scale paed of paper (charcoal paper), gray scale chalk pastels, a black and white charcoal pencil, a blender, eraser, a qtip, and black, white and gray prismacolors.  The student will learn how to blend and see values.  

There are four videos on portrait drawing.  In the first lesosn, the student will learn to draw the proportions of the head in different perspectives.  The student will earn to draw individual features of the face, like eyes, lips, and noses in different perspectives.  In the second lesson, the student will complete a frontal portrait drawing with value on black paper with gray scale chalk pastels.  In the third lesson, the student will do a 3/4ths portrait with value on gray paper with gray scale chalk pastels.  In the fourth lesson, the student will do a profile portrait in black, white and gray colored pencils.  The students will use Renaissance artists like Michelangelo forreference.  

There are 14 videos on figure drawing because there are so many things to learn.  In the first lesson, the student will learn how to put the lines of action in a drawing, and ovals or squares for the torso, pelvis and head.  This is how to start a figure drawing.  The student will learn the general proportions of the figure, as well as different methods of blocking in a figure.  In the second lesson, the student will learn how to do gesture, quick or loose drawing.  In the third and fourth lesson, the student will learn about foreshortening, ot putting the figure in perspective.  The student will do this by using one oint perspective boxes, the coil drawing method or eyeballing.  In the fifth lesson, the student will learn how to sketch hands.  In the sixth video, the student will do a drawing of hands with value on gray paper.  In the seventh lesson, the student will learn how to sketch feet in different perspectives.  In the eighth lesson, the student will do a drawing of feet with value on black paper.  In the ninth lesson, the student will learn how to draw legs.  In the tenth lesson, the student will learn how to draw arms.  In lessons 12 and 13, the student will do a full figure drawing on black paper with shading.  In lesson 14, the student will do a full figure drawing on gray paper.  

There are five videos on using wet media, pen and ink.  In the first lesson, thestudents will learn the basic techniques used in different types of ink drawing (wash, line, wash and line, and wash and charcoal).  In the second lesson, the student will do a wash drawing using value.  The student will dilute the ink to different values by adding water.  In the third lesson, the student will do a line drawing using the pen and different tips.  In the fourth lesson, the student will combine wash and line.  In the fifth drawing, the student will combine wash and chalk pastel.  The student will need a bamboo brush, india ink, a pen, and charcoal.  The student will learn different techniques in wet media.  

There are five videos that explore color theory.  In the first lesson, the student will make a color wheel, a value of color chart, a complementary color chart, and color mixing chart.  The student will learn vocabulary and how to mix colors.  In the second and third lessons, the student will make shapes in different color schemes, like complementary, split complement, double complement, monochromatic, analogous, and primary.  In the fourth lesson, the student will make shapes in different value of color schemes, using color as the value.  In the fifth lesson, the student will redraw a black and white image as a value of color image.  The student will use chalk pastels to mix colors.  

There are six videos on using different dry media in color.  In the first lesson, the student will learn how to use and blend oil pastels in a drawing.  In the second lesson, the student will learn how to use and blend chalk pastels in a drawing.  In the third and fourth lessons, the student will learn how to use and bend colored pencils in a drawing.  In the fifth and sixth lessons, the student will learn how to use and blend markers in a drawing.  

There are four drawings exploring different types of drawing in color.  In the first and second lesson, the student will learn how to draw a portrait in color.  In the third lesson, the student will draw the figure in color.  In the fourth lesson, the student will do a landscape in color, using atmospheric perspective.  

There are thirteen videos exploring wet media in color.  In the first lesson, the student will learn different techniques of mixing media.  (watercolor wash, watercolor line with pen, watercolor and colored chalk pastel, watercolor and colored pencil, watercolor and marker, watercolor and oil pastel, and line only.  The student will learn how to make textured drawings by layering wet and dry media.  In the first lesson, the student will learn create simple shapes in all the different techniques.  In the second lesson, the student will do a watercolor wash drawing with a brush.  In the third and fourth lessons, the student will learn how to do a wash drawing enhanced with chalk pastels.  In the fifth and sixth lessons, the student will learn how to do a wash drawing enhanced with colored pencils.  In the seventh and eighth lessons, the student will learn how to do a wash and line drawing, by dipping the pen into the watercolor.  In the ninth and tenth lessons, the student will learn how do do a wash drawing enhanced with marker.  In lessons 11 and 12, the student will learn how to do a wash drawing enhanced with oil pastels.  In lesson 13, the student will do a line drawing in color.  

In lesson 14, the student will do a chalk drawing on different colored paper, to enhance the color of the chalk.  The student will use subjective color. 

  • Teacher: Katherine
  • Areas of expertise: Drawing and Painting
  • Education: B.A. Art from U.C. Berkeley, M.F.A. in Painting from Claremont Graduate University
  • Interests: Art History, Contemporary Art, Drawing, Painting
  • Skills: Painting and Drawing
  • Associations: LAUSD
  • Issues I care about: Art History, Contemporary Art

I have been teaching Painting and Drawing since 2001, and enjoy sharing what I know about the subject with students.

Test Preparation Document

Test Preparation Document

Digital Quizzes and Tests Answer Keys Document

Digital Quizzes and Tests Answer Keys Document

Answer Key for Test

Here is the answer key for the tests at the end of each video. If you don't get the correct answer, you can look at this. You need the correct answer to unlock the next lesson.

Supplies Needed For Class

List of supplies needed for the class.

Books Recommended for Class

These are books recommended for the class, to enhance the information you learn.

Perspective Drawing Definitions

This is a list of definitions for perspective drawing.

Line Drawing Definitions

These are definitions about line drawing.

Figure Drawing Definitions

These are figure drawing definitions.

Color Drawing Definitions

This is a list of figure drawing definitions.
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