Foundations of Drawing
Online Course

This class is great for beginners as well as for artists who want to increase the sense of depth, form, and accuracy in their drawings or paintings.

Live Virtual Class starts April 12th 3-5pm CST.
Self-Study Available Instantly!

Attend Virtually

Video Demonstrations

In depth lessons and demos that walk you step-by-step through the process.

Community Access

Post questions and work for review from your computer or via the app.

Zoom Meetings

Live meetings and demos foster community and motivation!

An Overview of Classical Drawing Techniques

Class begins with an introduction to classical drawing concepts including sight-size measuring. Aspects of this method that can be translated to multiple other approaches are emphasized for versatility.

Work from Photos and from Life

Learn the skills you need to work both from photo references and from life. These methods will serve you regardless of the subject matter, situation, and scale in which you are drawing. Graphite and Charcoal are both utilized throughout the lessons.

Study Options

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Course Outline

What Materials Do I Need?

To complete this course you will need white paper, gray paper, graphite pencils, charcoal, white charcoal, some erasers and blending tools, a drawing board, and a few other items that most people have around the house.

It's possible to use materials you already have on hand, but for the full recommended list of supplies, download this PDF.

Download Materials PDF

Virtual Self Study


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  • Pre-Recorded Lessons and Demonstrations
  • Downloadable PDFs
  • Reference Photos
  • Instant Ongoing Access!

Live Zoom Classes


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  • Attend Class Via Zoom 3-5pm CST beginning April 12th!
  • Community Access to Post Work for Feedback
  • Pre-Recorded Lessons and Demonstrations
  • Downloadable PDFs
  • Reference Photos
  • Videos Released Weekly
Self Study Payment Plan
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