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Drawing in the Landscape: Pen, Pencil and Watercolor

This is the second course in the Drawing series. This course focuses on the benefits of other mediums, using pencil, pen, watercolor to draw an assortment of common built environment features: plants, people, architecture as well as exploring panoramic vistas.

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Course Info

  • Duration 8 video lessons (57 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2013
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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Set to Venture (3 mins)
  • 2. Pen Drawing (4 mins)
  • 3. Pencil Drawing (6 mins)
  • 4. Watercolor (11 mins)
  • 5. Plants (8 mins)
  • 6. People (10 mins)
  • 7. Architecture (9 mins)
  • 8. The Sunset Panorama (4 mins)

Course Description

This is the second course in the Drawing in the Landscape series. The field sketch is the most fundamental component of capturing and conveying a visual idea based on actual or perceived phenomenon. In this course, we use pencil, pen, and watercolor to draw an assortment of common built environment features: plants, people, architecture, and panoramic vistas. Let the adventure continue as Darryl explores San Francisco's natural and built environments, rendering a landscape and focusing on aspects crucial to conveying your experience of the encountered phenomenon.

Learn these skills

  • Communications & Media
  • Drawing & Painting
  • Site Planning
  • Urban Design

AICP CM

This course is approved for 1 AICP CM credit. 

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Darryl Jones

Darryl Jones

Darryl Jones is an artist and filmmaker based in Oakland, CA.

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