Beginner | 4 hours
Taught by Lisa Congdon
In the second part of Basic Line Drawing, Lisa explores a beloved topic: geometrics. She works with triangles, circles, scallops and straight lines to build overall patterns, and shows how to add line work within those basic shapes. Lisa offers several exercises to loosen up your line drawings, and offers a glimpse inside her sketchbooks to see how she meticulously builds patterns from simple shapes. 
Learn how to:
  • Get acquainted with basic shapes
  • Create patterns with geometric shapes
  • Grow and connect patterns


Chapters
Part 2: Geometrics
02:49
01:39
14:28
11:13
04:26
06:28
03:31
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials from Part 1, plus:
  • Red Micron pen
  • White paint pens (Lisa uses the Deco Color pens)
  • Kraft paper cardstock or chipboard
  • Black drawing paper
Discussion
Notes
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Transcript
Basic Line Drawing
Part 1:
Basic Line Drawing: Flowers
Lisa Congdon
Part 1 of this course is all about getting started with basic shapes and understanding composition. Lisa Congdon shares her tricks for approaching the blank page, whether you prefer to work from photo references or just your imagination. Grab your pen and paper and get ready to draw some flowers and leaves with Lisa.
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Part 2:
Basic Line Drawing: Geometrics
Lisa Congdon
In the second part of Basic Line Drawing, Lisa explores a beloved topic: geometrics. She works with triangles, circles, scallops and straight lines to build overall patterns, and shows how to add line work within those basic shapes. Lisa offers several exercises to loosen up your line drawings, and offers a glimpse inside her sketchbooks to see how she meticulously builds patterns from simple shapes. 
Part 3:
Basic Line Drawing: Found Photography
Lisa Congdon
Learn how to use your line drawing skills to adorn vintage photos with doodles. Lisa shares several ideas for incorporating line drawing into the background of photos, or even using it to add patterns to clothing. This is a fun way to spruce up found photography or add a personal artistic touch to old family photos.
 
Part 4:
Basic Line Drawing: Hand Lettering
Lisa Congdon
In Part 4, Lisa teaches you how to incorporate hand lettering into your artwork. Lisa demonstrates 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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