Drawing Essentials: Composition and Perspective
Beginner | 21 min 16 sec
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Take your line drawings to the next level with this course on composition and perspective. Illustrator Molly Hatch teaches basic rules for adding depth to your drawings and crafting great compositions, including the Rule of Thirds and the Rule of Odds. Molly also shares several helpful exercises for creating rhythm and balance, plus a primer on adding perspective to your artwork. When used together, all of these essential drawing techniques will help you create a balanced, interesting composition.
 
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Multimedia paper
  • Tracing paper
  • A variety of pens (Molly uses Microns)
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Learn how to:
  • Compose your drawing using the Rule of Thirds and the Rule of Odds
  • Create and utilize focal points
  • Balance your composition
  • Create rhythm in your drawing
  • Establish a viewpoint and create depth around it
  • Establish perspective using scale
What you'll get:
  • Essential drawing techniques including composition and perspective that will help you create a balanced, interesting line drawings.
  • 7 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from designer Molly Hatch
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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Francina Hollis
Concepts were explained clearly and simply, great short class!
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Claudia Hantel
Excellent! I always learn a lot from everything you have taught about art! Thank you!
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Evelyn Correia
I learned a lot and especially liked the section about perspective. I wish there was more about perspective though because I liked it so much.
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