Class Central is learner-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.


The Art & Science of Drawing / BASIC SKILLS

via Udemy


Drawing is not a talent. It's a skill anyone can learn.

What you'll learn:
  • How to draw any shape.
  • How to observe and analyze any subject.
  • How to draw any form by breaking it down into basic shapes before adding dark lines.
  • How to use light lines and basic shapes to lay an accurate foundation for finished drawings.
  • How to hold the pencil.
  • How to bring your drawings to life with detail and texture.

The Art & Science of Drawing is a remarkable program that will teach you how to draw one day at a time. The program is simple, each day you’ll watch one video lesson that will introduce an essential drawing skill, and thendo the recommended practice. The Art & Science of Drawing is overflowing with powerful insights into the drawing process and offers some of the clearest, most accessible drawing instruction available.Many of the tools andtechniques you'll learn hereare rarely seen outside of private art academies.

This course is highly recommended for anyone interested in painting as well. Most master painters agree that drawing is a fundamental and essential skill for all painters. BASIC SKILLS is the perfect primer for anyone wanting to learn to draw. The skills you'll learn here will dramatically improve your art & design no matter what medium you work in.


This bestselling course is now even better with new content recently added as well as improved picture and sound. This updated version of the course now includes hours of bonus drawing demonstrations that will show you how to apply your new drawing skills to a wide range of subject matter including botanicals and birds. There's even an introduction to basic figure drawing.

BASIC SKILLSis the first coursein aseries designed totake students from the absolute basics toadvanced techniques like volumetric drawing and shading.If you're a beginner, we recommend going through the entire series in the following order:
Basic Skills
Dynamic Mark Making
Form & Space
Measuring & Proportion
Shading Fundamentals
Shading: Beyond the Basics

If you've got some drawing experience, feel free to mix and match The Art & Science of Drawingcourses to suit your personal needs as an artist!

Taught by

Brent Eviston

Related Courses


Start your review of The Art & Science of Drawing / BASIC SKILLS

Never Stop Learning!

Get personalized course recommendations, track subjects and courses with reminders, and more.

Sign up for free