Introduction to Materials for Artists

Is there a particular art material or medium that you have been wanting to explore? Are you interested in getting an overview on all art media and how they relate? This unique, beginner-friendly course by comedic instructor Sheldon Borenstein is what you've been looking for! Follow along with an experienced professional artist (Disney, Warner Brothers) as you learn how each material (pen, pencil watercolor, pastels, oil paints, and more!) works by depicting the same scene in a systematic and fun way!

10 Lessons 6h 21m 20s of videos

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Common Questions

Which materials are covered in this course?

This course teaches you how to use graphite pencils, charcoal pencils, markers, fountain pen & wash, the waterbrush, brushes, acrylic paints, oil paints, watercolors & gouache, and pastels!

Can I follow this course digitally (Photoshop, Procreate)?

Like all New Masters academy courses you can follow along using a tablet mimicking the materials and techniques as you please.

Is this course beginner friendly?

Yes! This is a great introduction to all of these materials.

Do I have to follow this course sequentially?

Unlike most courses at New Masters Academy you can jump around and learn just the materials you like.