2022 Workshop 3
August 1, 2022
2022 Workshop 3
August 1, 2022
Discover the world of sketching and drawing; the foundation of creating any type of art. Together we will learn the fundamentals, which will help you grow in confidence while deepening your knowledge and understanding of sketching & drawing. You will learn about values, shading and how to create more realistic drawings.
Started Aug 1st, 2022
In this lesson we will be learning about all the materials you will need to start sketching and drawing in your sketchbook. Try to simplify your materials as much as possible and only use what is necessary for you. It's easy to become overwhelmed by an excess of materials, so it's best to avoid this if possible and keep it simple. We'll practice making different types of lines, shapes and forms to prepare for future sketches and drawings.
Started Aug 8th, 2022
In this video we will learn a few different methods for beginning a drawing and how to block-in our subject on the page. This stage of the drawing process is one of the most important to understand and practice a lot. The better you become at this stage of drawing, the easier the rest of the drawing process becomes. We will also learn about simplifying objects.
Starting Aug 15th, 2022
In this lesson we will learn all about proportions and how to create more accurate drawings. We will use the block-in methods from Lesson 2 and use measuring techniques and proportions to make our block-ins more accurate and realistic. Lastly, we will learn some simple shading techniques to bring our drawings to life.
Starting Aug 22nd, 2022
In this video we will put together all of the lessons from the previous videos and create a final sketch or drawing. We will incorporate lines, shapes, blocking-in, proportions, and shading. Please take your time on this stage and try it as many times as you can. Sometimes it can take multiple attempts to get the desired outcome we are looking for. Practice will only make your drawing better.
Strathmore Toned Tan Sketchbook 80lb/118gsm • medium surface - P412-5 (5.5 x 8.5") or P412-9 (9 x 12")
Lyra Graduate Graphite Pencil - Set of 12 - L1171120
Lyra Sandpaper Block - L2091507
Lyra Rembrandt White Pastel Pencil - L2052001
Lyra Kneadable Eraser - L2091467
Brandon Schaefer is an artist based in Roseville, CA with an emphasis in drawing, plein air painting, and watercolors. He’s always enjoyed drawing throughout his life and discovered painting within the last few years. He shares his knowledge and adventures on YouTube and is working to turn this passion into a full-time career. Positivity and love for mother nature is what he expresses through his work and videos.
Ready: A month prior to the start of each workshop, you can visit the workshop page for a supply list.
Create: On the start date of each workshop, simply visit the workshop page for links to video lessons and instructions. Follow along and watch for free!
Participate: Participate in discussions and share your work in the gallery. After a workshop is posted, the video lessons and instruction sheets will remain on the site for viewing throughout the entire year. Join in and follow along at your own pace!