Learn How To Draw

This track will equip you with the skills necessary for drawing in the field. These four courses follow Darryl Jones around the San Francisco Bay Area as he explores basic sketching techniques and more advanced painting skills. Learn to draw lines and contours, understand perspective, and render tone and value to create your own drawings of the built environment. 

Drawing in the Landscape: The Adventure Begins

This is the first course in the Drawing series. In this course, you will learn techniques for drawing, sketching and rendering in the field. You will learn how to draw lines and contours, understand perspective, and render tone and value with light and shadow.

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. 

Drawing in the Landscape: Painting Color

This is the third course in the Drawing series. In this course we inquire into the nature of observing and representing color works in transitive environments, building upon the initial sketch, and beginning watercolor technique.

Drawing in the Landscape: Water and Oil

This is the fourth and final course in the Drawing series. In this course we inquire into the nature of observing and representing color works in transitive environments, building upon the initial sketch, and beginning water color and oil technique.

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