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Week 1: Materials, Making Marks, & Measuring with Iliya Mirochnik

Week 1: Materials, Making Marks, & Measuring
Learn the Fundamentals of Observational Drawing Tools you need to get started with drawing from observation

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Iliya Mirochnik
Drawing Exercises, Tools and Materials
Paper, Paper Stump, Pencil
48m 34s

In week one, instructor Iliya Mirochnik will go over everything you need to start an observational drawing, from materials and setup to mark-making and measuring. The given assignments will help reinforce your hand and eye coordination, improve your observational skills, and set you up for the remainder of this fundamentals course.

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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