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Turning a blank piece of paper into a drawing seems daunting. Where do you start - at the corners or in the middle? What to draw first - the dominant feature or the surroundings? How do you make objects look 3D and not flat?

The good news is that you can learn how to sketch. Like any skill, the more you practice, the better you become. The secret ingredient is time.

With this course by your side, you’ll have many wonderful ideas on what to sketch and how to draw whatever you wish. See how quickly your sketches come to life on your page and how fast you improve as an artist.

Know which sketching technique matches your subject. Use tone, color, perspective and contrast. Follow the step-by-step instructions to turn your blank sheet of paper into a work of art.

Sketching is easy to start - you just need paper and a pencil or pen. See the world through the eyes of an artist. Start sketching.

What you will learn:

  • This course is packed with instructions and advice to make you fall in love with drawing
  • Find out the best materials to use including types of pens, pencils, paints and paper
  • Essential sketching techniques to get the right proportions, angles and contours. Tips on which techniques work best with your particular subject matter, such as crowds of people
  • 14 key principles of composing your sketch
  • Loads of ideas on finding inspiration for your sketches
  • Motivational tips to carry on sketching and sketching in public places

Requisitos

International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Lecciones

Module 1: Introduction

  • Introduction to sketching
  • Motivation & inspiration
  • What you need

Module 2: Sketching Techniques

  • Making measurements
  • Storage, transport and care of your tools
  • Angles
  • Contours
  • Structure
  • Organic lines
  • Ghosting
  • Matching subject to technique

Module 3: Creative Composition

  • Principles
  • Marks
  • Compositional pointers
  • Perspective

Module 4: Value & Color

  • Value
  • Color

Module 5: Capturing People Indoors

  • Home
  • School and work
  • Bars, cafes and pubs
  • Public transport
  • Project: pub scene

Module 6: Sketching People Outdoors

  • Introduction
  • On the streets
  • Buskers
  • Homeless people
  • Parks and public spaces
  • Project: busker

    Module 7: How To Draw Places Outdoors

    • Introduction
    • Simple landscapes
    • The urban landscape
    • Street furniture
    • Trees
    • Markets and meeting places
    • Project: Statue

      Module 8: Tips For Drawing Places Indoors

      • Introduction
      • Museums and galleries
      • Offices and workshops
      • Project: gallery

        Module 9: Discover New Ways To Draw

        • Introduction
        • Seasons
        • Time of day
        • Travel

          Module 10: Trying Your Hand At Painting

          • Introduction
          • Sketching for painting
          • How I develop my ideas

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            Who is this course for?

            • Everyone can learn to draw as long as they practice
            • Anyone who would love to start drawing or wants to take up sketching again
            • Anyone looking for a creative hobby which draws them away from their fast-paced, everyday life
            • People seeking a pastime which is therapeutic or relieves stress
            • Anyone who wants to make a career out of art can learn sketching to sell their drawings or become an illustrator, graphic designer, animator or fashion designer

            How will it help me

            Look at the world in a new light as you find inspiration for your drawings all around you. Whether you’re a beginner or want to reignite your passion for sketching, this course will help you with its sketching techniques and step-by-step instructions on how to draw absolutely anything and everything.

            Certificados

            You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

            Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

            All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

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            Turning a blank piece of paper into a drawing seems daunting. Where do you start - at the corners or in the middle? What to draw first - the dominant feature or the surroundings? How do you make objects look 3D and not flat?

            The good news is that you can learn how to sketch. Like any skill, the more you practice, the better you become. The secret ingredient is time.

            With this course by your side, you’ll have many wonderful ideas on what to sketch and how to draw whatever you wish. See how quickly your sketches come to life on your page and how fast you improve as an artist.

            Know which sketching technique matches your subject. Use tone, color, perspective and contrast. Follow the step-by-step instructions to turn your blank sheet of paper into a work of art.

            Sketching is easy to start - you just need paper and a pencil or pen. See the world through the eyes of an artist. Start sketching.

            What you will learn:

            • This course is packed with instructions and advice to make you fall in love with drawing
            • Find out the best materials to use including types of pens, pencils, paints and paper
            • Essential sketching techniques to get the right proportions, angles and contours. Tips on which techniques work best with your particular subject matter, such as crowds of people
            • 14 key principles of composing your sketch
            • Loads of ideas on finding inspiration for your sketches
            • Motivational tips to carry on sketching and sketching in public places

            Requisitos

            International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

            Lecciones

            Module 1: Introduction

            • Introduction to sketching
            • Motivation & inspiration
            • What you need

            Module 2: Sketching Techniques

            • Making measurements
            • Storage, transport and care of your tools
            • Angles
            • Contours
            • Structure
            • Organic lines
            • Ghosting
            • Matching subject to technique

            Module 3: Creative Composition

            • Principles
            • Marks
            • Compositional pointers
            • Perspective

            Module 4: Value & Color

            • Value
            • Color

            Module 5: Capturing People Indoors

            • Home
            • School and work
            • Bars, cafes and pubs
            • Public transport
            • Project: pub scene

            Module 6: Sketching People Outdoors

            • Introduction
            • On the streets
            • Buskers
            • Homeless people
            • Parks and public spaces
            • Project: busker

              Module 7: How To Draw Places Outdoors

              • Introduction
              • Simple landscapes
              • The urban landscape
              • Street furniture
              • Trees
              • Markets and meeting places
              • Project: Statue

                Module 8: Tips For Drawing Places Indoors

                • Introduction
                • Museums and galleries
                • Offices and workshops
                • Project: gallery

                  Module 9: Discover New Ways To Draw

                  • Introduction
                  • Seasons
                  • Time of day
                  • Travel

                    Module 10: Trying Your Hand At Painting

                    • Introduction
                    • Sketching for painting
                    • How I develop my ideas

                      Carrera

                      Who is this course for?

                      • Everyone can learn to draw as long as they practice
                      • Anyone who would love to start drawing or wants to take up sketching again
                      • Anyone looking for a creative hobby which draws them away from their fast-paced, everyday life
                      • People seeking a pastime which is therapeutic or relieves stress
                      • Anyone who wants to make a career out of art can learn sketching to sell their drawings or become an illustrator, graphic designer, animator or fashion designer

                      How will it help me

                      Look at the world in a new light as you find inspiration for your drawings all around you. Whether you’re a beginner or want to reignite your passion for sketching, this course will help you with its sketching techniques and step-by-step instructions on how to draw absolutely anything and everything.

                      Certificados

                      You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

                      Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

                      All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

                      3474 Students

                      Dinero Garantizada

                      Acreditado

                      Acreditado