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Week 5: Drawing Insects, Tropical Animals, and Color Demonstration with Charles Hu

Week 5: Drawing Insects, Tropical Animals, and Color Demonstration
Study the Fundamentals of Dynamic Sketching Learn how to draw of insects and tropical animals, while being introduced to sketching with color

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Charles Hu
Drawing Exercises, Light & Color, Sketching
Gouache, Marker, Pastel Pencil, Pen
1h 51m 14s

In week five, instructor Charles Hu will teach you how to create lay-in drawings of insects and tropical animals using a variety of drawing tools. Then, you will learn to sketch with color, specifically in gouache. Charles will show you how he loosely lays in the drawing, paints the overall color, and adds temperature shifts.

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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