Course curriculum

  • 1

    Urban Sketching for Beginners: yes, you can draw

  • 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


  • What to expect from this course?

    Online course consists of several theoretical video lectures and practical step-by-step video lessons from urban sketchers and illustrators Angese 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 a complicated architectural composition. The course includes detailed instructions that will help you either begin sketching, or get better by seeing sketching from a different perspecive. 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 40 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. In this course no feedback option is included.

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

    This course does not include any feedback. If you wish to receive personal comments on your works you should choose the course - Urban Sketching for Beginners (With feedback) or - Urban Sketching for Beginners e (With portfolio review)