Course curriculum

  • 1

    Urban Sketching for Beginners: yes, you can draw |2020| BOOTCAMP

  • 3

    Yes, you can draw

    • Lecture 1 - Yes, you can draw

  • 4

    Get to know your tools

    • Lecture 2 - Tools

    • Lesson 1 - Get to know your tools even better - sketching with Agnese Aljena

  • 5

    Tone and color

    • Lecture 3 - Color mixing

    • Lecture 4 - Understanding shadows

  • 6

    Sketching everyday life

    • Lesson 2 - Your favorite object - sketching with Masha Zurikova

  • 7

    From 3D to flat page

    • Lecture 5 - Measurements and perspective / from 3d to 2 d

  • 8

    Lets go out and draw!

    • Lesson 3 - Architecture sketching with Masha Zurikova - Three Brothers, Riga

FAQ

  • What to expect from this course?

    The online course consists of several theoretical video lectures and practical step-by-step video lessons from urban sketchers and illustrators Agnese Aljena and Masha Zurikova. They will show you how to create fill your first sketchbook with ink and watercolor drawings. They will make you believe that sketching is easy and that yes, you can draw! During this course we will discuss tone and color, you will be introduced to the concept of perspective. Agnese and Masha will show you the tools you need to start sketching and explain how to chose them. You will create four different sketches starting with the simplest and ending with complicated architectural composition. The course includes detailed instructions that will help you either begin sketching or get better by seeing sketching from a different perspective. The course includes four assignments. Everyone enrolled in the course will have to post their assignment into the closed Facebook group (link will be provided via e-mail). After completion of assignments everyone will receive detailed feedback from our instructors in three business day time after your submission. You will have one week to complete your works. All assignments submitter later than 23 November 2020 will not receive feedback. The Facebook group will be used to create the space for questions and support from fellow learners. The course starts on 19 October 2020 and new videos will be released each week on Monday util 16 November 2020. So, let's go out and sketch with the authors of this course Masha and Agnese!

  • Who could be interested in the course?

    This course will be interesting for both those who have never held a brush in their hands and for those who sketch regularly. For beginners it will be a good first impression on what sketching is about. For experienced sketchers - you will learn new tips and tricks and see ink and wash sketching from a different perspective.

  • What materials will I need?

    - a sketchbook with watercolor paper or two sheets of watercolor paper (cold pressed, 300 g/m2); - a pencil; - ink pen or rapidograph with water proof black ink; - black brushpen; - an eraser; - a set of watercolors; - several brushes of different sizes and shapes; -white gel pen or white pencil

  • How much does the course cost?

    The price of the course is 98 USD. Unfortunately at the moment we can not give a price in other currencies including EUR. There is one time purchase that gives you lifetime unlimited access to course materials. The course includes four assignments. After completion of those you will receive a detailed feedback from our instructors in three business day time after your submission. You will have one week sharp to complete your works. The course starts on 19 October 2020 and a new videos will be released on 26 October, 2 November, 9 November and 16 November 2020. You will have time until 23 November to submit your works.

  • What is included in the price?

    One time payment includes: - five video lectures and three practical video lessons. - lifetime access to course materials. The course starts on 19 October 2020 and a new videos will be released on 26 October, 2 November, 9 November and 16 November 2020. You will have time until 23 November to submit your works. - feedback for four assignments. After completion of the assignments you will receive a detailed feedback from our instructors in three business day time after your submission. You will have one week sharp to complete your works. All assignmets submitter later than 23 November 2020 will not receive feedback.

  • Is there going to be any feedback from the instructors?

    There is going to be a detailed feedback for four assignments. After completion of the assignments you will receive a detailed feedback from our instructors in three business day time after your submission. You will have one week to complete your works.The course starts on 19 October 2020 and a new videos will be released on 26 October, 2 November, 9 November and 16 November 2020. You will have time until 23 November to submit your works.