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Colored Pencils

If you've always wanted to learn to draw portraits with colour this course is for you.  We cover all elements of portrait drawing from step-by-step shapes, focus on eyes, nose and mouth, skin tones and the ultimate results of drawing a full portrait.  Join us for this exciting online virtual course!

CREATOR STUDIO

THE PORTRAIT DRAWING COURSE WITH

COLOURED PENCILS

 

 

26 Full length videos offering step-by-step clear instructions.
Over 90 pages in written modules to supplement videos


MODULE 1

LESSON 1     INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW 

                                 Meet the instructor.

                         Overview and course objectives.

                         Importance of portrait drawing with coloured pencils.

Video 1

LESSON 2    ESSENTIAL COLOURED PENCIL SUPPLIES

                             Types of coloured pencils

                                  What you will need for this course

                         Types of Papers

                                  What you will need for this course

                          Additional supplies you’ll need

Video 2 - Materials and supplies

LESSON 3    FUNDAMENTAL TECHNIQUES

                                 Basic Layering and Pencils strokes

                         Blending Techniques

                             Basic Colour Theory for Portrait Art

Video 3 - Layering and pencil strokes

Video 4 - Blending techniques

Video 5 - Colour theory for portrait drawing
MODULE 2

LESSON 4    FUNDAMENTAL DRAWING SKILLS

                         Proportions

                         Measuring devices and techniques

                         Common Mistakes to Avoid

Video 6 - Learn Proportions

Video 7 - Measuring devices and mistakes to avoid

LESSON 5    OBSERVATIONAL DRAWING SKILLS

                         Developing Observation Techniques

                        Understanding Light and Shadow

                        Follow Along as we Practice our skills

Video 8 - Observational Drawing

Video 9 - Light and Shadows, practice

LESSON 6    DRAWING PORTRAITS IN 3 POSITIONS

                            Front

                        Profile

                        Three-Quarter

                        Practice Your Skills

Video 10 - front

Video 11 - profile

Video 12 - ¾
MODULE 3

LESSON 7 APPLYING PROPORTIONAL TECHNIQUES

                        Front

                        Profile

                        3/4 View
Video 13 - Apply proportional techniques

LESSON 8 FOCUS ON EYES

                           Creating Realistic eyes: - shape, structure, and texture.

                       Demo on the subtleties of  shading, and conveying depth

                               Detail study #1 - Shape 1

                               Detail study #1 - Shape 2

                               Detail study #1 - Shape 3

Video 14 - drawing eyes with monotone coloured pencils - grey scale techniques and studies

LESSON 9 FOCUS ON NOSE

                       Creating Realistic Noses: - shape, structure, and texture.

                       Demo on the subtleties of nostrils, shading, and conveying depth

                               Detail study #1 Nose - Shape 1

                               Detail study #1 Nose- Shape 2

                               Detail study #1 Nose- Shape 3

Video 15 - drawing the nose with monotone coloured pencils -grey scale techniques and studies

LESSON 10 FOCUS ON MOUTH

                       Mastering Mouths:Explore the intricacies of drawing realistic mouths and lips.

                       Demo capturing expressions, detailing teeth, and conveying volume

                               Detail study #1 Nose - Shape 1

                               Detail study #1 Nose- Shape 2

                               Detail study #1 Nose- Shape 3

Video 16 - drawing the mouth with monotone coloured pencils -grey scale techniques and studies
MODULE 4

LESSON 11    COLOUR 6 SKIN TONES

                               Skin tone studies

                        Application and practice

Video 17 - skin tones

LESSON 12   EYES WITH COLOURED PENCILS

                                Light and Shadow, layering, blending

Video 18 - eyes coloured pencils

LESSON 13   NOSE & MOUTH WITH COLOUREd PENCILS

                                Light and shadows, layering, blending

Video 19 - nose and mouth coloured pencils

LESSON 14 DRAWING A FULL FACE WITH COLOURED PENCILS

                         Choose to follow along as Jeannette draws one of the portraits.

                         3 other faces to choose from to study on your own

Video 20 - full face coloured pencils
MODULE 5

LESSON 15    FREE HAND DRAWING PORTRAITS

                                 How to check for accuracy

                         Self assessment techniques

                         Identify and correct mistakes

Video 21- free hand drawing demonstration, check for accuracy, mistakes etc

LESSON 16   ACCURACY IN TRACED IMAGES

                                 Importance of using tracing as a tools

                        Tips for tracing accurately

                        Tracing as a learning aid, not as the end  result

Video 22 - traced images

LESSON 17  HYPERREALISM TECHNIQUES

                           What is it?

                      Details, Texture, Precision

Video 23 - hyperrealism

 - individual hair strands, pores, and textures.

  -impact of these details on the overall realism of the portrait.

LESSON 18  TRACED IMAGE PROJECT

                             What you’ll need

                       Use your skills for accuracy

                       Are you ready for the details?

Video 24 - traced image project
MODULE 6

LESSON 19   IMPORTANCE OF CONTINUED PRACTICE

                               Life long learning

                        Sharing with the Creator Studio Community

                        Virtual gallery showcase, awards and competitions with the Creator Studio                                             Nation

                        Where to obtain your completion certificate

Video 25 - Final discussion 

LESSON 20    FINAL TIPS AND TRICKS

                               Common Challenges from others in the community

                        Tips and Tricks for overcoming these challenges

                         Experiment with different styles

                         Explore artistic directions and styles

                         TEMPLATES 

                         ADDITIONAL LESSONS AND RESOURCES

                         RESOURCES

Video 26 - Conclusion

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