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Sketching with Light, Shadow, and Mid-Tone with Sheldon Borenstein

Sketching with Light, Shadow, and Mid-Tone
Learn to Sketch Worry Free Discover the potentials of using toned paper for your sketches

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Instructor
Sheldon Borenstein
Subjects
Drawing
Topics
Composition, Drawing Exercises, Sketching, Still life
Mediums
Chalk, Charcoal, Colored Pencil, Paper, Pastel
Duration
1h 25m 17s

In this lesson, instructor Sheldon Borenstein teaches you how to use toned paper as a mid-tone in your sketch. You will unlock the potential of having three values in a drawing. Sheldon will teach you his technique for adding white chalk to replicate light hitting the form.

This lesson belongs to the course Stress-Free Sketching. In this 8-week course, Sheldon Borenstein will teach you stress-free ways to sketch and draw. With his 30 years of experience in the entertainment industry and teaching, Sheldon will help you start your artistic career on the right foot. You will learn the essential elements of scribble, shape, form, and the laws of light. Sheldon will walk you through everything from the initial setup to the proper way of sharpening your pencils. He will also share with you his favorite tools to use while sketching.

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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