Landscape Sketching, Tips and Tricks
By Evgeniy Stasenko, Fine Arts Teacher and Artist
This course is for you
This course is for beginners in drawing and it starts with a very simple landscape. But step by step improving your skills finally you'll be able to deal with a three-point perspective sketch.
When you start to draw a landscape by yourself, the main question is: what to start with? how to start? I will help you to understand it and concentrate on what is really necessary to make a good landscape sketch. I’ll explain rules of measurement, composition, schematics, linear perspective, and all the sketching process step by step. Moreover, I'll give you a lot of tips and tricks saving your time and effort.
For example, in the process of drawing traditionally all the measuring have to be done with a pencil. But it requires some skills and it's very inconvenient for beginners. So, I offer instruction on the manufacturing of little measuring tool for sketching. I'll show you how to make measuring and counting with a simple strip of paper. My perspective grid system will help you to build up the orthogonal lines when the melting points are outside of your picture, far away from a sketchbook page.
Every step will be explained and every task simplified in many ways. Even my students with zero o close to zero drawing skills create lovely looking sketches starting from the first lesson.
I wish you happy sketching!
Course overview - 17
Preparation to sketching
Placement, measurement, outline
We do sketch: when to stop?
Adding human figures and cars to landscape
Properties of the line
Line language in imaginary landscape
Preparatory part of the line sketch
Using the line language in sketch
Types of linear perspective
Drawing landscape with one-point perspective
How to draw two-point perspective without melting points
How perspective grid works
Using perspective grid in sketch
Finalizing sketch with perspective grid
Three-point perspective using grid
Three-point perspective sketch from life
Three-point perspective without horizon line
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