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Basic Principles of Light with Chris Legaspi, Heather Lenefsky

Basic Principles of Light
Introduction to Light and Shadow Learn how to describe forms with shadows and halftones

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Chris Legaspi, Heather Lenefsky
Drawing Exercises, Light & Color, Still life
Ballpoint Pen, Paper, Pencil
1h 11m 20s

In this lesson, instructors Chris Legaspi and Heather Lenefsky will show you how to apply light to simple forms and use halftones to enhance the sense of 3-dimensional space. Then, you will apply your knowledge of forms to render your household objects.

This lesson belongs to the course Beginner’s Guide to Drawing. It is a 12-week course designed to empower new students with a structured approach for learning how to draw. Join instructors Steve Huston, Chris Legaspi, Heather Lenefsky, Bill Perkins, and Mark Westermoe as you learn the fundamentals of perspective, rendering, and composition. After completing this course, you will develop a solid foundation in drawing.

Throughout this course, you’ll have access to the NMA community for feedback and critiques to improve your work as you progress.

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