Explore ways to use a viewfinder and your imagination to create a unique and compelling composition for each sketch. Sketch artist Paul Heaston shares important considerations for your location and field of view, as well as valuable composition tips that can transform a seemingly simple sketch into a dynamic work of art. Work with horizontal, vertical, cropped and panoramic scenes as you create thumbnails to take each composition for a test drive and get Paul’s top tips for things to consider when composing a scene.
Build your watercolor confidence by mastering the fundamental brushstrokes with your instructor, watercolor artist Kateri Ewing. In this lesson, you’ll explore a number of mark-making techniques with two types of brushes: flat and round. Kateri demonstrates how to lift pigment, create sharp edges and make…Watch Now >>
Strengthen your colored pencil skills when creating portraits of your beloved pets or feathered friends with help from artist and expert Cynthia Knox. If you find yourself captivated by the glossy sheen of fur or the vibrancy of feathers but don’t know how to capture…Watch Now >>