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Drawing Fundamentals Part 1: A Beginner’s Guide with Sheldon Borenstein

Drawing Fundamentals Part 1: A Beginner’s Guide
Learn the Fundamentals! Get started on the right foot with this comprehensive overview of drawing basics

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Sheldon Borenstein
Drawing, Still life
Charcoal, Colored Pencil, Paper
6h 17m 55s
Drawing Fundamentals

In this first video lesson of the Drawing Fundamentals series, New Masters Academy instructor Sheldon Borenstein will walk you through an often overlooked but critical aspect of art education for the absolute beginning student. He will teach you how to properly site on a drawing horse, how to sharpen a pencil, how to measure and other core techniques. You will learn about scribble, shape, and form and how cross-contours help to create depth in your drawings.


  • Drawing Bench
  • Drawing Board with Clips
  • Pro Art Kneaded Eraser
  • Pro Art Plastic Eraser
  • Blending Stump
  • Single Edge Razor Blade
  • Prismacolor Colored Pencils – Terra Cotta and Scarlet Lake
  • Cretacolor Lead Holder
  • Copic Marker
  • Conté Crayon – White
  • Pitt Soft Pastel Pencil – White and Blue
  • Drawing Paper
  • Prismacolor Charcoal Pencil – Medium
  • Chamois

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