Learn to Sketch Anything! Drawing Techniques FLEX course (Ages 9-12)
This course is an introduction to fundamental drawing techniques that, with practice, will allow you to draw from observation more fluently and accurately! #Creative
**This class is available to be scheduled at your request! Message with your preferred start date. Flex class lessons are recorded and may be completed on the day(s) of your choosing. *********************************** Have you ever wondered how some people can just draw "anything" they want? It's not because they're born knowing how! This class covers some of the most helpful techniques that artists use to simplify and draw just about anything! In this class, we'll use animals for...
Students will learn techniques that will help them draw more accurately, from observation. These techniques include: gesture drawing, contour line drawing, negative space, blocking in shadows, and perspective. This is an INTRODUCTORY course-- true mastery of these techniques will require much practice, but this is a great place to start!
In all my years of classroom teaching, the one skill that seemed to make the most difference in whether students reached their fullest potential in art class was this: did they feel comfortable drawing their ideas? For this introductory course, I've honed in on a few essential drawing techniques that have helped my students build their skills and confidence, and catapult their creativity to the next level.
Homework OfferedStudents are encouraged to complete at least three practice sketches following each lesson before class meets again.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments OfferedStudents may post images of their classwork and/or homework to receive comments and suggestions.
1 file available upon enrollmentStudents will need: a sketchbook (or 3 sheets of drawing paper per class--printer paper is fine), a pencil, a good eraser (test it before class!), a 12" ruler.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Meet the teacher
Hello! My name is Kristy, and I am a longtime artist and art educator. I live on the outskirts of town with my husband and pups. Before I joined Outschool, I taught full time in public school. I loved my students, and I had so much fun...
$40for 4 weeks
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Completed by 277 learners
No live video meetings
1-12 learners per class