Sketching Nature: A Foundations Course for Beginners

£45
£45
Sarah Burns

(Also available on skillshare)

This is the best class to start with before you take my other classes! It's a great introduction to seeing the environment through the eyes of an artist, how to start sketching and painting it, and having FUN while doing it!

In this class you will learn:

  • Common materials used for sketching nature inside and outside
  • Easy sketching techniques
  • Simplifying shapes in the landscape
  • Basics of watercolor
  • Basics of sketching rocks, trees, and other natural elements
  • Color Theory
  • Perspective
  • And so much more!


Class Outline:

MODULE 1 - PREPARING

  • Lesson 1.1 Setting intentions and managing expectations 
  • Lesson 1.2 Painting on Location
  • Lesson 1.3 Finding your Style

MODULE 2 - DRAWING THE LANDSCAPE

  • Lesson 2.1 Basic techniques
  • Lesson 2.2 Sketchbook Habits
  • Lesson 2.3 Simplifying Landscape Shapes (part 1 & 2)
  • Lesson 2.4 Intro to Value Studies
  • Lesson 2.5 Intro to Composition & Design
  • Lesson 2.6 Intro to Perspective

MODULE 3 - PAINTING THE LANDSCAPE

  • Lesson 3.1 Color Theory Basics
  • Lesson 3.2 Watercolor & Gouache Basics
  • Lesson 3.3 Demo #1 - Watercolor Rocks
  • Lesson 3.4 Demo #2 - Watercolor Trees
  • Lesson 3.5 Demo #3 - Plein air Watercolor
  • Lessons 3.6 Demo #4 - Gouache Forest

Final: Class Project & Homework Suggestions

(Please note: since this class was originally published on Skillshare, there may be some mentions of uploading class projects - please ignore that if you are not on Skillshare)


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  • 3 hours of instructional video

  • Reference material
  • Multiple demos
  • Step by step instructions
  • 3 hours of instructional video
  • Reference material
  • Multiple demos
  • Step by step instructions
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