Drawing Course


  1. Line - the fundamentals of drawing
  2. Shape - four basics are square, circle, triangle and trapezoid
  3. Form - Form is the three dimensional part of drawing
  4. Value - This is basically how light and dark it is
  5. Perspective - The lines that make up shapes in a 3d world


  1. Paper
  2. Pencil
  3. Eraser
  4. Ruler

Why is drawing so important?

Drawing is all about fundamentals. It is the building block of all art. Drawing is the easiest way to convey an idea.

Testing metric

How good can you sketch an eye?

  • Start light
  • Move fast
  • Consider reflections

Basics of line drawing

All different types:

  • Straight
  • Curved
  • Squiggly etc

The outline for an image is known as the "contour lines"

You want to have contrast, so be sure to use line quality.