Intermediate | 1 hour
Taught by Lindsay Stripling
Artist and illustrator Lindsay Stripling has made a career of her whimsical and thoughtful work. In this daily practice she demonstrates the process she utilizes- from concept to final spread – to bring her creations to life. Each week you’ll explore a new medium including pencil, ink, colored pencil and oil-based crayons. You’ll add words and details to bring balance to the page and finish up the month with techniques to turn your sketchbook spreads into even more artistic projects and paintings.
Learn how to:
  • Brainstorm images and source materials
  • Test your materials
  • Add text to highlight themes of your drawings
  • Create a cohesive sketchbook spread

What you'll get:
  • A 30-day series of easy-to-follow video lessons on how to concept and execute sketchbook spreads
  • 32 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions by professional illustrator Lindsay Stripling
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students

Chapters
Concept Sketchbook: A Daily Practice
00:42
Week 1 - Pencil
01:57
02:26
02:28
05:24
02:22
03:10
02:35
Week 2 - Ink
02:41
02:53
02:14
03:40
04:45
05:09
03:47
Week 3 - Colored pencil
01:11
03:48
04:56
02:15
07:54
04:02
04:40
Week 4 - Crayon
02:26
03:22
03:52
09:14
03:43
05:44
Bonus days
00:00
00:00
00:00
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 8 x 8” mixed media sketchbook – Lindsay uses Shinola brand
  • Mechanical pencil
  • HB pencil
  • Eraser
  • Sharpener
  • Pilot g-tec .4 pen
  • Kuratake brush pens
  • Three colored pencils, two similar and one contrasting
  • Neocolor II Aquarelle crayons or other wax or pastel crayons in Malachine Green, Vermillion, White, Ochre, Salmon and Light Blue
  • Tracing paper
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