How to Draw

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How to Draw

2015

Drawing is one of humanity's oldest forms of expression, with existing examples dating back an astonishing 80,000 years or more. Older than written language by tens of thousands of years, drawing developed across millennia,...

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Director
David Brody

In This Series

An Introduction to Drawing
Episode 1
An Introduction to Drawing
Drawing Materials for Line
Episode 2
Drawing Materials for Line
Drawing Fundamentals and First Exercises
Episode 3
Drawing Fundamentals and First Exercises
Line and Shape: Line and Aggregate Shape
Episode 4
Line and Shape: Line and Aggregate Shape
Line and Shape: Volume and Figure-Ground
Episode 5
Line and Shape: Volume and Figure-Ground
Line and Shape: Positive and Negative Shape
Episode 6
Line and Shape: Positive and Negative Shape
Composition: The Format and Its Armature
Episode 7
Composition: The Format and Its Armature
Composition: How Artists Compose
Episode 8
Composition: How Artists Compose
Line and Shape: Line Attributes and Gesture
Episode 9
Line and Shape: Line Attributes and Gesture
Composition: Shape and Advanced Strategies
Episode 10
Composition: Shape and Advanced Strategies
Proportion: Alberti’s Velo
Episode 11
Proportion: Alberti’s Velo
Proportion: Accurate Proportion and Measure
Episode 12
Proportion: Accurate Proportion and Measure
Creating Volume and Illusionistic Space
Episode 13
Creating Volume and Illusionistic Space
Six Complex Drawing Projects
Episode 14
Six Complex Drawing Projects
Linear Perspective: Introduction
Episode 15
Linear Perspective: Introduction
Linear Perspective: The Quad
Episode 16
Linear Perspective: The Quad
Linear Perspective: The Gridded Room
Episode 17
Linear Perspective: The Gridded Room
Linear Perspective: Ellipses and Pattern
Episode 18
Linear Perspective: Ellipses and Pattern
Linear Perspective: Advanced Topics
Episode 19
Linear Perspective: Advanced Topics
Value: How Artists Use Value
Episode 20
Value: How Artists Use Value
Value: Drawing Materials for Value
Episode 21
Value: Drawing Materials for Value
Value: Black and White and a Value Scale
Episode 22
Value: Black and White and a Value Scale
Value: Eight Complex Drawing Projects
Episode 23
Value: Eight Complex Drawing Projects
Value: Side Light and Cast Shadow
Episode 24
Value: Side Light and Cast Shadow
Value: Oblique Light and Cast Shadow
Episode 25
Value: Oblique Light and Cast Shadow
Texture: Mark Making and Optical Value
Episode 26
Texture: Mark Making and Optical Value
Texture: How Artists Use Texture
Episode 27
Texture: How Artists Use Texture
Color: Color Theory and Color and Light
Episode 28
Color: Color Theory and Color and Light
Color: How Artists Use Color
Episode 29
Color: How Artists Use Color
Color: Color Drawing Projects
Episode 30
Color: Color Drawing Projects
The Figure: A Canon of Proportions
Episode 31
The Figure: A Canon of Proportions
The Figure: The Head, Hands, and Feet
Episode 32
The Figure: The Head, Hands, and Feet
The Figure: Artistic Anatomy
Episode 33
The Figure: Artistic Anatomy
The Figure: Drawing Projects
Episode 34
The Figure: Drawing Projects
Advanced Concepts: Pictorial Space
Episode 35
Advanced Concepts: Pictorial Space
Advanced Drawing Projects
Episode 36
Advanced Drawing Projects