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The Art of Drawing and Painting

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Through discussions and visual demonstrations, you will learn how art has been expressed through history, the basics of colour theory, and how to draw and paint flat images and perspectives. Further, you will be able to understand the principles and styles of assimilating visual compositions. You will produce paintings and collages influenced by famous school of arts and painters such as Pointillism, Cubism, De Stijl, Surrealism, and Constructivism. This course is open to everyone who wants to try. It will provoke your sense of creativity and allow you to express yourself in a way that fits within your skill level.

What will I learn?
  • Art expression through the ages
  • Colour theory and mixing
  • Basic perspectives and illusion
  • Grouping, proximity and closure
  • Rule of thirds and framing
  • How to create an illusion through shapes and collages
  • Visual balances
  • How to effectively achieve contrast, harmony, dominance, and unity
  • Different styles of art and how to construct them

Where could this lead me?

If you're wondering what your future could look like in this area, here are some potential careers you could head towards.

  • Art and Design
  • Interior Designer
  • Product Designer
  • Visual Communications
  • Artist



Taught by

Jusri Eldin Devries

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  • Jade

    Jade completed this course, spending 4 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.

    Wonderful creative course based on expression. It is more a general information course to inspire you and opening you up to the freedom of creative expression. This is not art theory or how to draw kind of course but does show you how to explore art. Definitely worth doing.
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous completed this course.

    Good course. Amazing how much it covers. I noticed som negative comments from a minority of people who signed up for the course. They are forgetting one fact in my opinion.That is, this is an introductory class for begginers. One sentece the instructor mentioned in module 1: " you need to be Patient, Persistent and to PRACTICE.." I also noticed that are all start with capital P. So give em a break and be positive. This also starts with a "P"
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous completed this course.

    Easy to follow and friendly course. I love how Mr. Jusri makes you feel comfortable and wants you to understand very complicated topics in art and design in a very enjoyable way. This is a course for beginners as mentioned. I hope to see soon part 2, 3 and even 4.
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