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Drawing Basic Fundamentals and Techniques

In this ongoing class, we will cover basic techniques and fundamentals applied to drawing animals. The class is intended to help learners master drawing realistic animals using guidelines, proportions, and shading.
Ms. Layla
60 total reviews for this teacher
10 reviews for this class
Completed by 59 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
45 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does an "Ongoing" course work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Class Experience

The students will understand the importance of proportions and using guidelines in planning all types of portrait sketches.
The students will practice and gain shading skills and using light and dark strokes to simulate fur and volume.
The students will practice and improve their listening skills, as the techniques require focus and observation.
The students will improve drawing skills.
The students will understand the importance of artists tools and the why and when to use them to create a look.
The students will be confident in undertaking any animal portrait project.
The students will gain a greater appreciation for art than they may have possessed previously.

Following each class, the student should attempt finishing their sketch or identify questions to ask during the following class if they are struggling with any of the techniques. 
Week One - Three: Sharpened pencils (and a pencil sharpener) Sketchbook or white paper Pink Pearl Eraser Week Four: Sharpened pencils (and a pencil sharpener) Sketchbook or white paper Pink Pearl Eraser Color Pencils
No grade but the instructor will engage with the students and want to see how they are progressing. Feedback during the class will be provided. The object is to encourage artist expression and the love for art. The instructor believes in positive reinforcement.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Ms. LaylaLayla's Illustration and Art Lessons: Growing the Creativity Within.
60 total reviews
73 completed classes

About Me

Art is my passion and I love teaching to my young audience. My past students have really enjoyed being in my art classes and I would love to share my experience and love of art with the students of OutSchool. I enjoy teaching all kinds of art... 
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