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Drawing Portraits with 4 Pencils, Volume 1

Create Amazing Portraits Using Just 4 Pencils! No Freehand Drawing Required

By Colin Bradley | in Online Courses

Have you ever wished you could paint portraits? Would you love to be able to draw amazing portraits you never thought possible? Would you love to be able to draw your friends and family in this stunning silhouette effect? With this course, you will learn the techniques and skills to be able to do just this. An outline drawing for each portrait will be provided so that you do not have to draw the subject free hand. Trace this through to your paper using preferably a white transfer sheet like tracedown. This is so you can see the lines on the light grey paper.

4.8/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 16 lectures & 5 hours of content 24/7
  • Draw 3 portraits with just 4 pastel pencils
  • Learn & apply the light to dark rule when layering pastel colors
  • Apply the same techniques to your own pictures
Colin Bradley | Pastel Pencil Artist & Teacher
4.6/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Colin Bradley became a professional artist in 1982 and opened his gallery in Broadstairs the same year. With 35+ years of experience, 30,000 subscribers on YouTube, and over 3 million views, his teaching have inspired people all around the world. Over the years, Colin has developed a range of unique techniques which you won’t find anywhere else.

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  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: intermediate
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  • 4 pencils
    • Faber-Castell PITT Pastel Pencil (101 White)
    • Faber-Castell PITT Pastel Pencils (270 Warm Grey I)
    • Cretacolor Pastel Pencils (229 Brown Gray)
    • Cretacolor Pastel Pencils (250 Ivory Black)
  • Dark Grey PastelMat Paper by Clairefontaine (or similar e.g. UART)
  • Color Shaper Blending Tool (We recommend to have a ivory or grey chisel size 2 shaper)

Course Outline

  • Your First Program
  • Introduction
    • Introduction
  • Basics
    • Welcome
    • Pastel Pencils - 11:53
    • Pastel Paper - 12:27
    • Blending Pastel Pencils - 9:14
    • Fixative - 3:48
    • Outline Drawing/Using the Course - 7:13
  • Female Portrait
    • Part 1 - 12:00
    • Part 2 - 71:44
  • Female Portrait 2
    • Part 1 - 33:47
    • Part 2 - 28:02
    • Part 3 - 34:06
    • Part 4 - 30:58
  • Male Portrait
    • Part 1 - 49:20
    • Part 2 - 53:22
  • Summary
    • Sharing your work

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Manga Art Academy: Anime & Manga Character Drawing Course

Draw Stylized Characters for Manga or Anime Including Genres Such as Shoujo, Shounin, Bishoujo, & More

By Scott Harris | in Online Courses

Anime and Manga is not simply one single style but has many, many variants. This course teaches you the foundational stylistic rules common among all styles, allowing you to draw authentic manga and anime characters and create your own style that is still true to the original Japanese principles. The course will advance your current ability to a professional level and help you achieve an authentic and appealing manga or anime style in your character work. You won't end up with Anime or Manga characters that don't look "quite" like true manga style - no, this course will show you how to achieve a real Japanese Anime and Manga stylization of your work.

4.5/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 53 lectures & 11 hours of content 24/7
  • Draw manga & anime characters
  • Draw convincing & authentic manga or anime style characters
  • Create your own style that is still true to the original Japanese principles
Scott Harris | Art Director, DAS: School of Art & Design
4.5/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

As an illustrator, painter, and art instructor, Scott has helped more than 270,000 students grow their art skills, learn to draw characters, understand coloring and perspective, and much more. Whether you’re drawing characters, creatures, making manga or comics, painting portraits, or creating worlds, he teaches the core art knowledge you need to know to reach a high level quickly. He's invested years in learning the fundamental theories behind art and animation, teaching you to think like a master artist. He's a zealous teacher that strives to bring students to a high level efficiently, with simple, easy-to-understand concepts, built on rock-solid art theory.

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  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels
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  • Any device with basic specifications

Course Outline

  • Manga Art School Introduction
    • Introduction - 2:31
    • Manga Style Workflow and Roughs - 3:10
    • Introductory Assignment
    • Community and Updates
  • Module 1: Fundamental Manga Proportions
    • Introduction to Manga and Anime Proportions - 1:28
    • Proportions of the Body - 14:27
    • Feminine and Masculine - 2:05
    • Proportions of the Body Timelapse Demo - 5:59
    • Proportions of the Head in Manga - 12:28
    • Proportions of the Head Timelapse Demo - 5:02
    • Propoprtions of the Hands - 4:13
    • Proportions of the Hands Timelapse Demo - 5:08
    • Module 1 Assignments
    • Module 1 Resources
    • Brushpacks and Additional Resources
  • Module 2: Advanced Manga Style Elements
    • Head Shape Styles - 12:07
    • Introduction to Manga and Anime Eyes - 1:06
    • Fundamentals of Manga and Anime Eyes - 12:05
    • Manga and Anime Eye Stylization with Commentary - 10:09
    • Real Eyes versus Manga Eyes - 4:07
    • Head Rotations and Focus - 6:48
    • Head Rotations Demo - 4:59
    • Effects of Eye Heights - 2:41
    • Drawing Eyebrow Stylization - 2:29
    • Manga Nose Stylization - 6:16
    • Manga Mouths Stylization - 3:19
    • Eye Stylization Realtime Demo - 91:00
    • Module 2 Assignments
  • Module 3: Drawing Manga and Anime Facial Expressions
    • Facial Expressions Introduction - 0:46
    • Expressing with the Eyes - 5:08
    • Expressing with the Eyebrows - 3:11
    • Expressing with the Mouth - 5:02
    • Expressive Symbols in Manga and Anime - 2:01
    • Expression Drawings Timelapse Demo with Commentary - 5:00
    • Complete Realtime Expressions Drawing Demo - 58:19
    • Module 3 Assignments
    • Module 3 Resources
  • Module 4: Drawing Manga and Anime Hair
    • Fundamentals of Drawing Hair - 13:16
    • Clarity and Overlaps in Manga Style Hair - 1:54
    • Elements of Manga and Anime Style Hair - 10:52
    • Hair Stylization Timelapse with Commentary - 14:35
    • Complete Head and Hair Drawings Demo - 60:00
    • Module 4 Assignments
  • Module 5: Line-Art in Manga and Anime Stylization
    • Line Art Fundamentals - 3:43
    • Treatment of Weighting in Manga and Anime - 5:40
    • Digital Line Finishing Technique - 2:36
    • Complete Line Art Demo - 53:00
    • Module 5 Assignments
  • Module 6: Complete Manga and Anime Style Drawing Demos
    • Ichiko Timelapse Demo with Commentary - 10:00
    • Ichiko Complete Demo - 85:13
    • Shunya Samurai Timelapse Demo with Commentary - 10:05
    • Shunya Samurai Complete Demo - 104:51
  • Conclusion
    • Conclusion to Manga Art School: Anime and Manga Character Drawing Course - 0:49

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Anatomy Art Academy: Complete Skeletal Drawing Course

Learn to Draw the Anatomy of the Skeleton for Character Art, Games, Animation, Manga & Comics

By Scott Harris | in Online Courses

The skeleton is complex, but defined key elements can be learned quickly, allowing you to grasp the overall structure well. If you have ever sat down to draw anatomy and failed dismally at understanding how to learn and what to watch out for when drawing the skeleton, this is the course you need to get you drawing and understanding skeletal anatomy. With this course, you will be able to draw the bones of the human skeleton well. You will understand the importance of the skeletal foundation for learning muscular anatomy and superficial anatomy later on.

4.5/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 52 lectures & 16 hours of content 24/7
  • Draw the skeletal system for character drawing & art
  • Understand the skeleton for future attachment of the muscular system
  • Use curved lines & vertical lines for faster anatomy learning
  • Draw the skeletal structure for learning how to draw hands, heads, faces & more
Scott Harris | Art Director, DAS: School of Art & Design
4.5/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

As an illustrator, painter, and art instructor, Scott has helped more than 270,000 students grow their art skills, learn to draw characters, understand coloring and perspective, and much more. Whether you’re drawing characters, creatures, making manga or comics, painting portraits, or creating worlds, he teaches the core art knowledge you need to know to reach a high level quickly. He's invested years in learning the fundamental theories behind art and animation, teaching you to think like a master artist. He's a zealous teacher that strives to bring students to a high level efficiently, with simple, easy-to-understand concepts, built on rock-solid art theory.

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  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels
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Requirements

  • Any device with basic specifications

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Anatomy Art School: Complete Skeletal Drawing Course
    • Introduction - 2:24
    • How to Move Through this Course - 2:33
    • Community and Updates
  • Module 1: Skeletal Anatomy Drawing Overview
    • Skeletal Anatomy Overview - 5:45
    • Differences in the Male and Female Skeleton - 2:24
    • Overall Skeletal Observations - 7:52
    • Included 3D Reference Content - 1:58
    • 3D Reference: Full Skeleton - 1:11
    • Naming of Bones and Using Good References - 2:46
    • Resources: Skeletal Anatomy Drawing Course Module 1
  • Module 2: Studying the Skull
    • Studying the Skull - 22:06
    • 3D Reference: Skull - 1:28
    • Demo: How to Draw the Skull Demonstration - 36:34
    • Resources: Skull
  • Module 3: Studying the Clavicle and Scapula
    • Studying the Clavicle and Scapula - 8:09
    • 3D Reference: Clavicle and Scapula - 2:10
    • Demo: How to Draw the Clavicle and Scapula - 16:13
    • Resources: Clavicle and Scapula
  • Module 4: Studying the Arm Bones: Humerus, Ulna and Radius
    • Studying the Arm Bones: Humerus, Ulna and Radius - 4:36
    • Supination and Pronation of the Ulna and Radius - 0:47
    • 3D Reference: Bones of the Arm - 1:29
    • Demo: How to Draw the Arm Bones Demo - 19:19
    • Resources: Arm Bones
  • Module 5: Studying the Bones of the Hand
    • Studying the Bones of the Hands - 7:28
    • 3D References: Bones of the Hand - 2:29
    • Demo: How to Draw the Bones of the Hand - 26:17
    • Resources: Bones of the Hand
  • Module 6: Studying the Spine and the Ribcage
    • Studying the Spine and the Ribcage - 6:30
    • 3D Reference: Spine and Ribcage - 3:22
    • Demo: How to Draw the Spine and Ribcage - 24:56
    • Resources: Spine and Resources
  • Module 7: Studying the Pelvis and Lower Spine
    • Studying the Pelvis and Lower Spine - 5:45
    • 3D Reference: Pelvis - 1:50
    • Demo: How to Draw the Pelvis and Lower Spine - 46:04
    • Resources: Pelvis
  • Module 8: Studying the Bones of the Leg: Femur, Tibia, Fibula
    • Studying the Bones of the Leg: Femur, Tibia, Fibula - 4:29
    • 3D Reference: Bones of the Leg - 1:04
    • Demo: How to Draw the Bones of the Leg - 24:25
    • Resources: Leg Bones
  • Module 9: Studying the Bones of the Foot
    • Studying the Bones of the Foot - 7:51
    • 3D Reference: Bones of the Foot - 2:59
    • Demo: How to Draw the Bones of the Foot - 22:50
    • Resources: Bones of the Foot
  • Conclusion to the Course
    • Conclusion to the Course - 1:01
  • Bonus Content
    • Longform Demo Skull and Spine - 146:19
    • Longform Demo Clavicle and Scapula - 64:54
    • Longform Demo Bones of the Arm - 77:17
    • Longform Demo Bones of the Spine and Rib Cage - 99:46
    • Longform Demo Bones of the Pelvis - 92:09
    • Longform Demo Bones of the Legs - 97:42
    • New Lecture
    • Longform Demo Bones of the Feet - 91:09

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How to Improve Your Figure Drawing Step-by-Step

Learn How to Draw the Human Form Like a Professional

By Robert Marzullo | in Online Courses

In this basic approach to figure drawing, you'll learn techniques to systematically break down the various parts of the body into simpler shapes and understand how to work them into one figure. Following along with a professional artist, you'll gain insight into how the artwork and poses are created and how to create them yourself. By the end of this course, you should be more confident in constructing your figure drawings from the mind and better understand the human form.

4.5/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 27 lectures & 6 hours of content 24/7
  • Explore gesture drawings, timed studies of the pose, negative space drawing, perspective, & much more
  • Learn how to draw the human figure with more confidence & precision
  • Understand how to draw the various body parts from memory
  • Create dynamic figure drawings quicker & more effectively
  • Know how to properly use gestures to create more believable poses
  • Get a copy of the art files as downloadable PDFs
  • Become more confident in constructing your figure drawings from the mind
Robert Marzullo | Comic Book Artist | Illustrator
4.5/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Robert Marzullo has been a working professional artist for most of his life. He has been published in comics, created 3D animation and characters for television, illustrated storyboards for commercials, and owned and operated his own design firm successfully for over 15 years. He is also the author of the book Learn to Draw Action Heroes by Impact Publishing.

He's currently a professional freelance illustrator and comic artist where he creates digital art for his clients and shares his knowledge in digital art and computer software through online teaching. With over 75,000 Youtube subscribers, he felt he should create some more in-depth content for students wanting to take their skills to the next level.

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  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner
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  • Any device with basic specifications

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Introduction Video - 2:43
  • How to Improve Your Figure Drawing - Breaking Down the Form
    • Lesson 1 - Breaking Down the Body Into Basic Forms - 17:35
    • Lesson 2 - Breaking Down the Arm Shapes - 19:03
    • Lesson 3 - Breaking Down the Legs - Front Side - 17:09
    • Lesson 4 - Breaking Down the Legs - Back Side - 14:52
    • Lesson 5 - Breaking Down the Torso - Front Side - 24:18
    • Lesson 6 - Breaking Down the Torso - Back Side - 18:38
    • Lesson 7 - Drawing with Foreshortening Part 1 - 20:01
    • Lesson 8 - Drawing with Foreshortening Part 2 - 19:17
    • Lesson 9 - Breaking Down Hands Part 1 - 11:42
    • Lesson 10 - Breaking Down Hands Part 2 - 15:48
    • Lesson 11 - The Body in Action Part 1 - 16:08
    • Lesson 12 - The Body in Action Part 2 - 14:40
  • Additional Techniques to Improve Your Figure Drawing
    • Lesson 1 - Lesson on Gesture Drawing - 4:46
    • Lesson 2 - Refining Your Pose - 5:01
    • Lesson 3 - Creating Studies of Specific Areas in Your Work - 4:58
    • Lesson 4 - Twisting of the Body - 6:13
    • Lesson 5 - Line of Action - CSI - 9:21
    • Lesson 6 - The Human Figure - Basic Proportions - 12:32
    • Lesson 7 - Techniques for Foreshortening - 10:41
    • Lesson 8 - Drawing an Example of Foreshortening - 7:32
  • Drawing Female Arms
    • Lesson 1 - Drawing Female Arms - Pose 1 - 10:02
    • Lesson 2 - Drawing Female Arms - Pose 2 - 6:33
    • Lesson 3 - Drawing Female Arms - Pose 3 - 7:10
  • Drawing and Shading Muscular Arms
    • Lesson 1 - How to Draw and Shade Muscular Arms Comic Book Style Pose 1 - 27:07
    • Lesson 2 - How to Draw and Shade Muscular Arms Comic Book Style Pose 2 - 20:19
    • Lesson 3 - How to Draw and Shade Muscular Arms Comic Book Style Pose 3 - 16:30

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Drawing Animals Using Pastel Pencils

Puppy, Kitten, Owl, Wolf, & Penguin! Draw 5 Stunning Pictures Using Only Pencils

By Colin Bradley | in Online Courses

In this course, you will learn how to draw 5 stunning animal pictures: Barn Owl, Laying Dog, Siamese Kitten, Grey Wolf, Mother and Baby Penguin. This course is perfect for beginner-level artists. An outline drawing for each subject is provided so that you do not have to draw freehand. Trace this through to your paper or print it straight out using your printer. This course will walk you through step by step with video instructions on how to draw each stage. You'll learn techniques behind drawing farm animals and create pictures you can be proud of.

4.6/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 27 lectures & 10 hours of content 24/7
  • Use pastel pencil techniques to draw realistic animal paintings
  • Apply the light to dark rule when layering pastel tones
  • Draw a variety of domestic & wild animals
Colin Bradley | Pastel Pencil Artist & Teacher
4.6/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Colin Bradley became a professional artist in 1982 and opened his gallery in Broadstairs the same year. With 35+ years of experience, 30,000 subscribers on YouTube, and over 3 million views, his teaching have inspired people all around the world. Over the years, Colin has developed a range of unique techniques which you won’t find anywhere else.

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  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner
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Requirements

  • Selection of Pastel Pencils (Faber-Castell is what Colin uses and refers to)
  • Pastel Paper - Colin uses Sand Coloured Ingres Fabriano Paper A4 (the raised tooth side of the paper)
  • Eraser

Course Outline

  • Welcome
    • Welcome - 2:11
  • Barn Owl
    • Introduction - 5:02
    • Head - 12:44
    • Body and Feet - 39:36
    • Tree Trunk - 21:02
    • Background - 10:09
  • Laying Dog
    • Introduction - 3:47
    • Head - 19:27
    • Eyes - 12:37
    • Body and Nose - 14:32
    • Background - 18:07
  • Siamese Kitten
    • Part 1 - 26:12
    • Part 2 - 28:59
    • Part 3 - 22:27
    • Part 4 - 29:44
    • Part 5 - 29:02
    • Part 6 - 30:25
  • Grey Wolf
    • Part 1 - 26:27
    • Part 2 - 32:50
    • Part 3 - 40:45
    • Part 4 - 42:02
  • Mother and Baby Penguin
    • Part 1 - 33:30
    • Part 2 - 32:55
    • Part 3 - 17:34
    • Part 4 - 30:09
    • Part 5 - 22:04
  • Summary
    • Sharing Your Work

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Draw a Jack Russell Using Pastel Pencils

Learn to Use Pastel Pencil Techniques to Draw Pet Portraits

By Colin Bradley | in Online Courses

This course will teach you techniques behind drawing dogs and create a piece of art you can be proud of. Colin walks you through step by step with video instructions on how to draw each stage. The course is broken down into bitesize chunks that you can follow and return with ease. You will learn how to use a small range of pastel pencils to create a stunning picture of a Jack Russell. It is designed for all levels including absolute beginners.

4.9/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 3 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Use pastel pencil techniques to draw a Jack Russell
  • Apply the light to dark rule when layering pastel tones
  • Be able to apply the techniques to their own pictures & pet portraits
Colin Bradley | Pastel Pencil Artist & Teacher
4.6/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Colin Bradley became a professional artist in 1982 and opened his gallery in Broadstairs the same year. With 35+ years of experience, 30,000 subscribers on YouTube, and over 3 million views, his teaching have inspired people all around the world. Over the years, Colin has developed a range of unique techniques which you won’t find anywhere else.

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  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner
  • Have questions on how digital purchases work? Learn more here

Requirements

  • Selection of Pastel Pencils (Faber-Castell is what Colin uses and refers to)
  • Pastel Paper - Colin uses Sand Coloured Ingres Fabriano Paper A4 (the raised tooth side of the paper)
  • Eraser

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Introduction
  • Course
    • Video Lesson - 90:58
  • Summary - Share Your Work
    • Sharing your work

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Draw a Sunset Using 6 Pastel Pencils

You'll Only Need 6 Pencils to Create a Stunning Picture of a Sunset Landscape!

By Colin Bradley | in Online Courses

In this course, you will learn how to use a small range of pastel pencils to create a stunning picture of a Sunset Landscape! It is designed for all levels including absolute beginners. It provides you with an outline drawing so that you do not have to draw free hand. Trace this through to your paper or print it straight out using your printer. Because you only need 6 pencils for this picture, it's an ideal art project for beginner artists. Once you have followed this class you will be able to continue with more beginners landscapes and work your way to an intermediate level.

4.9/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 3 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Create a stunning picture of a sunset landscape
  • Use only 6 pencils & learn pastel pencil techniques
  • Apply techniques to your own pictures & landscapes
Colin Bradley | Pastel Pencil Artist & Teacher
4.6/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Colin Bradley became a professional artist in 1982 and opened his gallery in Broadstairs the same year. With 35+ years of experience, 30,000 subscribers on YouTube, and over 3 million views, his teaching have inspired people all around the world. Over the years, Colin has developed a range of unique techniques which you won’t find anywhere else.

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  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: intermediate
  • Have questions on how digital purchases work? Learn more here

Requirements

  • Selection of Pastel Pencils (Faber-Castell is what Colin uses and refers to)
  • Pastel Paper - Colin uses Sand Coloured Ingres Fabriano Paper A4 (the raised tooth side of the paper) Eraser
  • Color Shaper Blending Tool (Optional - we recommend a grey chisel size 2 shaper)

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Introduction
  • Course
    • Video Lesson - 64:38
  • Summary - Share your work
    • Share your work

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Draw Marilyn Monroe with Pastel Pencils

Create a Stunning Portrait of Marilyn Monroe with Easy-to-Follow Techniques

By Colin Bradley | in Online Courses

If you love drawing and want to discover easy techniques to create stunning art that you can transfer to your own pictures - this course is for you! In this course, you will learn how to use a small range of pastel pencils to create a stunning portrait of Marilyn Monroe! It is designed for all levels including beginner-intermediate level artists. An outline drawing is provided so that you do not have to draw freehand. Trace this through to your paper or print it straight out using your printer.

4.8/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 5 lectures & 2 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn to use pastel pencil techniques on portraits
  • Follow step-by-step videos & draw a stunning portrait of Marilyn Monroe
  • Scale up your pictures using square drawing grids
Colin Bradley | Pastel Pencil Artist & Teacher
4.6/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Colin Bradley became a professional artist in 1982 and opened his gallery in Broadstairs the same year. With 35+ years of experience, 30,000 subscribers on YouTube, and over 3 million views, his teaching have inspired people all around the world. Over the years, Colin has developed a range of unique techniques which you won’t find anywhere else.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner
  • Have questions on how digital purchases work? Learn more here

Requirements

  • Selection of Pastel Pencils (Faber-Castell is what Colin uses and refers to)
  • Pastel Paper - Colin uses Sand Coloured Ingres Fabriano Paper A4 (the raised tooth side of the paper)
  • Eraser

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Introduction
  • Course
    • Part 1 - 57:33
    • Part 2 - 60:07
    • Part 3 - 59:12
  • Summary - Share Your Work
    • Share your work

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How to Free Hand Draw with Square Drawing Grids

Draw with Pinpoint Accuracy Using a Pencil & Transparent Grids

By Colin Bradley | in Online Courses

In the Victorian times, artists gridded out their drawings to ensure they had correct proportions and perspectives. This course will show you how to use grids or any other gridded system to create precise and accurate outline drawings from your own photos, You will be shown 3 examples, a portrait, an animal, and a landscape. When using the grids, you will not only understand perspective and proportioning out, but you will improve your freehand ability.

4.5//5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 2 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Effectively use a Square Drawing System to draw their own pictures
  • Understand how to draw accurate & precise drawings using grids
  • Understand perspective & proportioning out
  • Improve your freehand ability
Colin Bradley | Pastel Pencil Artist & Teacher
4.6/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Colin Bradley became a professional artist in 1982 and opened his gallery in Broadstairs the same year. With 35+ years of experience, 30,000 subscribers on YouTube, and over 3 million views, his teaching have inspired people all around the world. Over the years, Colin has developed a range of unique techniques which you won’t find anywhere else.

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  • Have questions on how digital purchases work? Learn more here

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  • Square Drawing Grids (either ours or your own transparent grids)
  • 2B or B Pencil for drawing (erasers better)
  • Eraser
  • Backing Board (optional - for taping your reference photo to)
  • HB Pencil (better transferring the drawing using a carbon)
  • Ruler
  • Optional: Colored Pen for drawing extra lines across the grids

Course Outline

  • Video Course
    • Full Course - 61:10
  • Summary
    • Summary

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Character Art Academy: Complete Character Drawing Course

The Best Way to Learn to Draw Professional Characters for Animation, Games, Comics, Manga, & More

By Scott Harris | in Online Courses

The Character Art School: Complete Character Drawing course is the only course you need to learn all the core fundamentals and advanced techniques to drawing and sketching characters well. If you’re an absolute beginner or you’re already at an intermediate level, the course will advance your current ability to a professional level. The course is a comprehensive 10 module guided video course, where the only limit to your progression is your determination and engagement in the rewarding assignments. Whether you want to draw character concept art for films and games, illustrations, comics, manga, Disney style, or other styles, this is the course you need to get you there.

4.5/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 115 lectures & 26 hours of content 24/7
  • Grasp concepts, such as how to draw lips, eyes, faces, & more, faster than you ever have before
  • Draw characters for games, films, animations, manga, comics & more
  • Draw with pencils & paper or digital art tools
Scott Harris | Art Director, DAS: School of Art & Design
4.5/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

As an illustrator, painter, and art instructor, Scott has helped more than 270,000 students grow their art skills, learn to draw characters, understand coloring and perspective, and much more. Whether you’re drawing characters, creatures, making manga or comics, painting portraits, or creating worlds, he teaches the core art knowledge you need to know to reach a high level quickly. He's invested years in learning the fundamental theories behind art and animation, teaching you to think like a master artist. He's a zealous teacher that strives to bring students to a high level efficiently, with simple, easy-to-understand concepts, built on rock-solid art theory.

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  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
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Requirements

  • Any device with basic specifications

Course Outline

  • Introduction to the Course
    • Introduction - 4:02
  • Module 1: Introduction to Art Fundamentals
    • Always Remember This One Thing - 2:33
    • Let's Get Messy - 2:22
    • Community and Updates
    • The Basic Structure of Art and Drawing - 4:40
    • Breaking Down the Structure - 10:07
    • See Like an Artist - 4:47
    • Skill vs Emotion in Drawing - 2:15
    • The Importance of Story in Drawing - 3:46
    • Drawing with Believability and Drawing with Realism - 1:44
    • Maturity as an Artist - 5:40
    • Drawing Art Studies vs Drawing Art Creations - 1:42
    • Drawing Imaginative Art - 1:29
    • Module 1 Summary - 11:44
    • Module 1 Assignments
  • Module 2: Drawing Fundamentals
    • Drawing Warmup and Penmanship - 7:26
    • Drawing in 3D - 11:45
    • Dynamic Drawing - 11:46
    • Showing Depth in Your Drawings - 4:47
    • Assymetry in Drawing - 6:40
    • Drawing Line Weights - 8:28
    • Drawing Thinly and Lightly - 3:43
    • The Importance of Drawing Fast - 3:26
    • Two Stage Drawing Workflow - 11:24
    • What is Drawing Style? - 7:00
    • How to Use References when Drawing - 6:16
    • Developing Your Visual Library for your Drawing - 4:02
    • Drawing Theory Stacking - 6:08
    • Module 2 Assignments
  • Module 3: Character Forms and Proportions
    • Introduction to Module 3 - 3:17
    • Drawing the Proportions of the Body - 9:38
    • Drawing the Head: Drawing Head Proportions: - 6:29
    • Drawing the Head Proportions: Side View - 3:32
    • Drawing Hands- Drawing the Hand Proportions - 2:49
    • Dynamism in the Form - 3:37
    • Drawing the Head and Neck Forms - 15:12
    • Drawing the Chest, Abdomen and Pelvis Forms - 13:49
    • Drawing the Arms and Legs Forms - 10:27
    • Drawing the Hands Forms - 12:24
    • Drawing the Forms of the Feet - 7:37
    • Drawing the Forms of the Breasts - 5:29
    • DEMO Putting the Forms Together - 18:43
    • Drawing the Eyes | How to Draw Eyes - 20:23
    • Drawing the Ears | How to Draw Ears - 10:21
    • Drawing the Nose | How to Draw the Nose - 7:36
    • Drawing the Mouth and Lips - 11:40
    • DEMO Facial Features - 15:45
    • Let's Talk About Anatomy - 3:13
    • Module 3 Assignments
    • Module 3 Anatomy Study Plan
    • Anatomy Study Resources
  • Module 4: Gesture Drawing Foundations
    • What is Gesture? Gesture Drawing Fundamentals - 10:27
    • Gesture's Core Foundation - 14:48
    • Drawing Action in the Form - 4:24
    • Important Drawing Lines - 3:11
    • Drawing Axis and Assymetry - 9:47
    • Basic Gesture Drawing - 6:04
    • Intermediate Gesture Drawing - 4:58
    • Advanced Gesture Drawing - 16:18
    • Drawing Life Gestures - 7:15
    • How to: Gesture Drawing Exercises - 1:03
    • Module 4 Assignments
  • Module 5: Character Drawing Workflows
    • Drawing Workflow 1: Two Stage Workflow - 10:25
    • Drawing Workflow 2: Multi-Stage Workflow - 7:32
    • DEMO Multi-Stage Drawing Workflow - 15:41
    • DEMO Realtime Drawing Workflow - 140:56
    • Finding Your Ideal Drawing Workflow - 4:25
    • Module 5 Assignments
  • Module 6: Character Composition and Design
    • Module 6 Introduction - 1:35
    • The Center of Gravity when Drawing Characters - 4:48
    • Asymmetry in Character Drawing - 6:20
    • Squash and Stretch- Animation Concepts for Drawing - 2:46
    • Drawing Action and Re-action - 5:18
    • Gender and Age Differences when Drawing Characters - 7:10
    • Character Drawing and Character Design Essentials - 10:58
    • Focal Points when Drawing Characters - 10:16
    • Drawing Unique Characters - 4:52
    • Utilising Symbolism when Drawing Characters - 3:03
    • Silhouette Value for Character Drawing - 4:53
    • The Three Core Elements of Character Design - 3:52
    • The 5 Core Elements of Drawing Good Character Compositions - 26:03
    • Using All of Your Drawing Knowledge - 2:41
    • Module 6 Assignments
  • Module 7: Facial Expression and Emotion
    • Dynamics of the Face for Drawing - 6:36
    • Keys to Expressing with the Eyes | Drawing Expressive Eyes - 12:48
    • Keys to Expressing with the Eyebrows | Drawing Expressive Eyebrows - 5:09
    • Keys to Expressing with the Mouth | Drawing Expressive Mouths - 20:33
    • DEMO Drawing Facial Expressions and Drawing Emotions - 26:10
    • Module 7 Assignments
  • Module 8: Hair and Cloth Dynamics
    • Fundamentals of Drawing Hair - 17:08
    • Basic Components of Drawing Hair - 10:04
    • Drawing Basic Hair Shapes - 20:14
    • DEMO Drawing Hair and Hairstyles - 23:15
    • Drawing Clothing with Cloth Dynamics - 32:35
    • Module 8 Assignments
  • Module 9: Character Post-Production
    • Creating Clean Lines and Line Art for Finishing Drawings - 17:10
    • Creating Rough Clean Lines and Line Art for Finishing Drawings - 3:00
    • Character Page Compositions when Drawing Characters - 6:23
    • Final Assignment
  • Module 10: Comprehensive Character Demos
    • Intro to Character Drawing Demos - 1:04
    • DEMO Carmi Commentary and Drawing Timelapse - 20:34
    • DEMO Carmi Full Drawing Demo - 242:02
    • DEMO ChronoViper Commentary and Drawing Timelapse - 30:41
    • DEMO ChronoViper Full Drawing Demo - 205:46
    • DEMO Roderick Commentary and Drawing Timelapse - 14:03
    • DEMO Roderick Real-time Drawing Demo - 121:17
  • Conclusion to the Course
    • Conclusion to the Character Drawing Course - 1:29
  • Bonus Demos
    • DEMO Asuka Full Drawing - 38:14
    • DEMO XGirl Full Drawing - 18:03
  • Additional Content
    • Photoshop Keyboard Shortcut Guide
    • Photoshop Brushpack Downlaod
    • Procreate Bushpack Download
    • Clip Studio Paint Brushpack Download
    • Paint Tool Sai Brush Settings
    • Kenji Basic Workflow Example

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