Stress-Free Sketching for Beginners

If you are recently embarked on your artistic journey, you probably have a lot of questions. What materials do I need? How should I practice? Who are the best artists to study? Sheldon Borenstein has been educating young artists at his own art academy in Southern California for decades and he is an expert on helping students succeed and create careers in the arts. In his humorous (sometimes downright silly) style, Sheldon will teach you the essentials about sketching and drawing, and set you up to start your artistic career on the right foot. From how to hold a pencil, to the elements of scribble, shape, form, and laws of light, this fun and essential course is everything you need to get started!

5 Lessons 11h 34m 49s of videos

Level 1

Level 2

If the scribble or gesture is the soul of the drawing, then shape is what gives your drawing specifics. This graphic element is one of the most important compositional tools and it’s of the utmost importance to the artist! Learn how to apply shape to your gestural scribble drawings in this lesson.

Level 3