Draw a Dog
This Intermediate Drawing Course will get you started in drawing all types of dogs, and additionally push you towards drawing all types of animals. There are hundreds of dog breeds in the world but they all have something in common, and they all have specific differences which can be noted through observation. Come along with experienced drawing instructor, Brendon Schumacker, as we explore one of the easiest methods for learning to draw animals.
Creative Perspective Illustration
Understanding perspective drawing is one of the biggest challenges that creative people meet. This course takes the that challenge away and sets you on your way to being a creative perspective illustrator! Whether or not you consider yourself an artist, you will understand perspective after taking this course! And, if you didn't know how to use GIMP design software, you will also become a proficient GIMP'er with just a few easy lessons.
Paint an Eye - An Intro to Digital Painting
When we see a new environment, the first thing we look at are the eyes in the scene. Whether it be animals or people, we all communicate with eyes first. So imagine how important it is for art and illustration to draw your eyes well! This course demonstrates the drawing and painting of a human eye using the free digital graphics software GIMP, although you may follow the course with any software. The goal of the course is to understand the fundamentals of creating a good digital painting while also covering fundamental drawing techniques, and with emphasis on understanding how to portray eyes well.
This course will give you all the tools you need to create great design, illustration, art, and photography using GIMP softwrae. GIMP is a free and open source software that works on all common operating systems Windows, Mac, and Linux.
Fun with Photos in GIMP
Photo Manipulation is an art form which enables us to take existing photos or images and collage them together to make beautiful new imagery. This course will walk you through the best practices for creating realistic and eye catching images using the free and open source software GIMP. The course's focus is not to teach you the software, but to give you the best artistic practices to making more realistic and beautiful images through Photo Manipulation, however better usage of GIMP can also be learned along the way.