Basic Line Drawing with Lisa Congdon

PART 1

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NOW PLAYING: Basics of Line Drawing: Flowers

Learn basic stylized line drawing from one of today’s most sought-after artists. Lisa covers the basics of line drawing, shows you how to build beautiful patterned drawings, and teaches fun projects for integrating line drawing into your repertoire. Lisa starts with the basics: where to begin, working from a photo and the principles of composition before moving onto basic geometrics and creating patterns. Then she shows you how to work with vintage photos, using line work...More


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Part 1:

 Basics of Line Drawing: Flowers

Learn basic stylized line drawing from one of today’s most sought-after illustrators, Lisa Congdon. Over this four-week course, Lisa covers the basics of line drawing, shows you how to build beautiful patterned drawings, and teaches fun projects for integrating line drawing into your repertoire....More

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Part 2:

 Basic Line Drawing: Geometrics

In the second episode of Line Drawing, Lisa explores a beloved topic: geometrics. She works with triangles, circles, scallops and straight lines to build overall patterns — as well as adding line work within those basic shapes. Lisa offers several exercises to loosen up your line drawings, and...More

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Geometrics 44:34
Overview 02:49
Materials 01:39
Triangles 14:28
Circles 11:13
Scallops 04:26
Unconnected lines 06:28
Bonus Footage 03:31

Part 3:

 Basic Line Drawing: Found Photography

In the third episode of Line Drawing, Lisa explores a beloved topic: geometrics. She works with triangles, circles, scallops and straight lines to build overall patterns — as well as adding line work within those basic shapes. Lisa offers several exercises to loosen up your line drawings, and she...More

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Part 4:

 Basic Line Drawing: Hand Lettering

In the fourth episode of Line Drawing, Lisa teaches you how to incorporate hand lettering into your artwork. Lisa will show you how to create your own block letter alphabet, and she opens the pages of her sketchbooks to show you how she weaves lettering and line work together.

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