Beginner | 3 hours
Taught by Sasha Prood
Easy to acquire and simple to use, fine-point markers are a wonderfully accessible tool. Illustrator Sasha Prood loves their bold colors and ability to make intricate patterns, and she shares her patient enthusiasm in this daily practice class. She walks you through swatching, making patterns, and building compositions, all while emphasizing experimentation and play. Finally, take your doodling to the next level by learning strategies for sketching a subject before inking your art
Learn how to:
  • Create a color chart to test all of your markers
  • Make fundamental marks like hatching and cross-hatching, contouring, scribbling, and stippling
  • Play with different patterns like flowing vs broken, and ragged vs looped
  • Create gradients and contrasts with all of your patterns and colors
  • Draw small compositions as you explore each new skill
  • Research your subject and prepare a sketch before inking your final art

What you'll get:
  • Instructions on how to work with markers to make marks, patterns, and compositions
  • 31 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list and pattern PDF 
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from Sasha Prood
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students

Chapters
Marker Workshop: A Daily Practice
01:05
02:01
03:55
05:18
03:47
03:41
04:18
08:17
04:07
06:45
06:13
10:43
05:34
08:25
09:08
05:34
06:59
09:19
07:49
06:37
06:11
04:46
05:13
07:25
09:41
08:45
05:18
03:55
04:46
04:51
04:31
11:44
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Fine-tipped markers including some in a range of widths, alcohol and/or water based. Sasha uses Stabilo 88 and 68 and Pentel Color Pen Fine Point, but you can use whatever markers you have on hand
  • Colorless blending markers - alcohol and/or water-based to match your marker selection
  • Drawing paper
  • Graphite pencils - Sasha likes mechanical pencils
  • Kneaded and standard erasers
  • Ruler
  • Micron 005 for labeling color charts
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