Lesson 10 | Contour Drawing

10 Lesson Contour Drawing by Lillian Gray

Watch the lesson for free on our YouTube channel Lesson 10 | Contour Drawing  -A drawing is simply a dot going for a walk – Paul Klee  What is contour drawing?  contour (n.)  1660s, a term in painting and sculpture, from French contour “circumference, outline,” from Italian and Medieval Latin contornear “to go around”  The […]

08 Perspective Drawing

Watch this lesson for free on our YouTube channel 08 Perspective Drawing It can be quite overwhelming and confusing. As an artist you need to understand 1-point perspective, 2-point perspective and when more confident move onto 3-point perspective. In this lesson we will look at 1-point and 2-point perspective. Where will I use perspective? We […]

Lesson 05 | Cross-Hatching / Texture

05 Lesson Shading and Textures by Lillian Gray

Watch this lesson for free on our YouTube channel Lesson 05 | Cross-Hatching / Texture  One of the most important tools you can have at your disposal as an artist is a strong knowledge of hatching. Drawing is all about mark-making, after all.  Art is a universal visual language. Transcending cultural and language barriers. Communicating […]

Lesson 09 | Gesture Drawing – Movement

09 Lesson Gesture Drawing -Movement by Lillian Gray

Watch this lesson for free on our YouTube channel  What is gesture drawing?    Gesture refers to the movement between things. It captures the flowing movement. This movement connects contours, forms and tones. A gesture drawing is a laying in of the : rhythm, flow, motion, action, form, and pose of a model/figure. They all […]

Lesson 7 | Composition

07 Lesson Composition by Lillian Gray

Watch this lesson for free on our YouTube channel. Lesson 7 | Composition  What is composition?  Composition is an extremely powerful tool. The way you frame something says so much and evokes so much emotion. We can all draw from the exact same picture but each will tell a completely different message in the way […]

Lesson 3: Basic skills

03 Lesson Basic Skills by Lillian Gray

Watch this lesson for free on our YouTube channel Lesson 3: Basic skills   In this lesson, we will be covering basic drawing skills. These include understanding your pencils, how to hold your pencil, how to develop a stable hand and how to shade by practising gradients. Understanding your Pencil Set.  Note, it is important to […]

Lesson 4 | Drawing with Universal Shapes

Drawing Course by Lillian Gray Lesson 4 Universal Shapes

Watch this lesson for free on our YouTube Channel Lesson 4 | Drawing with Universal Shapes   What Makes a Great Artist? Is it creativity? Talent? Skills? No. Its observation, observation, observation. You need to train your brain to truly see – Lillian Gray –   What if I told you that you can draw anything […]