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Week 1: Materials Overview & Contour Drawing Basics with Renae Wang

Week 1: Materials Overview & Contour Drawing Basics
Learn the Basic Fundamentals of Drawing Discover the skills to draw organic objects

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Renae Wang
Still life, Tools and Materials
1h 47m 32s

In week one, instructor Renae Wang will guide you through the essential tools and materials needed for this course. You’ll learn how to sharpen a pencil for drawing and the optimal drawing position for holding the pencil. Renae will then cover the fundamental elements of primary shapes, gestures, and axis of a subject while demonstrating how to create a contour drawing of an organic still-life object.

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

You do not need to purchase specific materials to take this course.
We have included a materials list as recommendation only. If you cannot find a specific material in your area, use the closest equivalent available to you. Doing so will allow you to have the best possible learning outcome from this course. For help with finding alternative materials, including how to take this course with digital tools, please join our community Discord.

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