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Week 8: Drawing Trees, Plants, and Landscape Compositions with Charles Hu

Week 8: Drawing Trees, Plants, and Landscape Compositions
Study the Fundamentals of Dynamic Sketching Learn how to draw trees, plants, and landscape composition while paying attention to grouping, perspective, and overlapping

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Instructor
Charles Hu
Subjects
Drawing
Topics
Composition, Drawing Exercises, Landscape, Light & Color, Sketching
Mediums
Gouache, Marker, Pastel Pencil, Pen
Duration
3h 4m 3s

In week eight with instructor Charles Hu, you will learn to draw trees and plants while paying attention to grouping, perspective, and overlapping. Then, Charles will help you apply what you have learned to create compositional studies of landscape scenes. You will begin drawing landscapes using an artist pen and markers, then switch to sketching in colors using gouache.

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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