Creating the illusion of form in your drawings is one of the most challenging elements to master when drawing or painting. In this lesson, renowned artist and instructor Patricia Watwood guides you through an easy-to-follow understanding of form, followed by steps to apply this concept and create a convincing illusion of volume in your own work. With Patricia’s thorough instruction you’ll discover ways to emphasize dimension for objects of all shapes sizes through an in-depth analysis of light and shadow. Amaze yourself as you transform your drawings from amateur studies into professional works of art!
The visual world is filled with unique and inspiring textures. These textures—often made up of complex and intricate patterns—can be intimidating for the artist to attempt to create in his or her artwork, but taking on this challenge is also incredibly rewarding! In this video,…Watch Now >>
Expand your repertoire of advanced watercolor painting techniques to infuse your work with interest and excitement! Watercolor artist and instructor Mary P. Murphy will show you how to approach watercolor in a way that takes experimentation and spontaneity to a whole new level… you’ll never…Watch Now >>
Is your pen sketching technique in a rut? Maybe things look too “scribble-y”, you find yourself using the same types of marks over and over, or you just want to add a bit of variety to your sketches. In this lesson with instructor and sketch…Watch Now >>
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 >>