Online Class

Perspective for Sketchers

$29.99$39.99
Format

Online Class

$29.99

DVD

$34.99

Learn three simple steps for quickly sketching scenes with accurate perspective, lifelike proportions and beautiful color.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Stephanie Bower
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Easily sketch urban spaces and building interiors in perspective with lifetime access to online video lessons from urban sketcher and renowned instructor Stephanie Bower. Start by expanding your knowledge of foundational perspective sketching concepts. Build on these basics as Stephanie shows you how to simplify a building's facade so that it's easy to draw in detail. Gain confidence capturing different points of view as you learn how to draw from aerial, eye-level and worm's-eye vantage points. Ready to make complex scenes simple to sketch? Find out how using three easy steps. Move on to using watercolors to recreate the light, shade and shadow of your scene. Then, put your new skills to use sketching everything from interior spaces to bustling outdoor scenes.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Measuring Accurate Proportions
16:43
Meet architectural illustrator Stephanie Bower and start learning how to apply basic perspective principles to your sketching. Ease into the process with head-on elevation views. Stephanie shows you how to quickly and accurately measure an object's proportions before blocking in simple shapes and details.
2. Building a Sketch in Layers
20:29
3. Concepts of Perspective Space
23:24
4. Perspective Angles
22:32
5. Using Watercolor
20:35
6. Location Sketching: Interior
13:31
7. Location Sketching: Streetscape
14:07

Recommended with this class

  • Standard art supplies: pencils, pens, surfaces, kneaded eraser, craft knife
  • Ruler

Taught by

Stephanie Bower
Stephanie Bower
Stephanie Bower is an architectural illustrator, a teacher, a watercolorist and a correspondent for the blog Urban Sketchers. After working as a licensed architect in New York City, Stephanie gravitated toward a career in architectural illustration and concept design. She has taught architectural sketching at Parsons School of Design, the University of Washington and Cornish College of the Arts.

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