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An Introduction to Drawing for Beginners

This is the perfect course to help you begin your artistic journey on the right foot! Join veteran New Masters Academy instructors as you learn the basics of drawing from materials, sharpening your pencil, and form to shading and rendering, all presented in a clear, step-by-step approach with assignments to help you along.

7 Lessons 18h 40m 55s of videos

Level 1

This is the perfect course to help you begin your artistic journey on the right foot! Join veteran New Masters Academy instructors as you learn the basics of drawing from materials, sharpening your pencil, and form to shading and rendering, all presented in a clear, step-by-step approach with assignments to help you along.
This is the perfect course to help you begin your artistic journey on the right foot! Join veteran New Masters Academy instructors as you learn the basics of drawing from materials, sharpening your pencil, and form to shading and rendering, all presented in a clear, step-by-step approach with assignments to help you along.

Level 2

Level 3

Common Questions

Is this Learning Path only for absolute beginners?
No! This Learning Path is ideal for beginners, but it also contains valuable information for artists of nearly all levels.
Does this Learning Path focus primarily on drawing the figure?
No, there are there are multiple topics covered in this series. While figure drawing is one of the topics covered, it is not the primary focus.
This Learning Path includes a lesson on drawing a plaster cast head. Do I have to be familiar with head drawing before starting this lesson?
Not at all! Plaster cast drawing is a great exercise for learning to see and draw complex forms.