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Essential Drawing

The information you need to get better at drawing.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 2h 42m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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Essential Drawing is an eighteen video drawing course meant to give students a foundational understanding of drawing practices. The two main goals of Essential Drawing are to teach drawing skills through the elements-of-art and to cover the major approaches to drawing that have stood the test of time. You don’t need a lot of expensive art supplies to get better at drawing – just paper, a pencil and an eraser. If you have a brush and black watercolor paint you can use that too. If you want to improve your drawing skills, or if you draw well but want to learn a variety of methods to add to your bag of tricks, then this course is for you. A reference image accompanies many of the video lessons so that you’ll have no trouble following along.

You will learn

✓ Draw realistically from observation. These skills are applicable in illustration, design and artmaking.


• The only required materials are a pencil, drawing paper and an eraser. Optional materials include a pen, india ink and block printing ink.

This course is for

• This course is for beginners with limited formal instruction. If your drawings are often mistaken for photographs this course may not be for you.

How much does the Essential Drawing course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $14.99. And currently there is a 25% discount on the original price of the course, which was $19.99. So you save $5 if you enroll the course now.
The average price is $16.4 of 535 Drawing courses. So this course is 9% cheaper than the average Drawing course on Udemy.

Does the Essential Drawing course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, Essential Drawing has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the Essential Drawing course, but there is a $5 discount from the original price ($19.99). So the current price is just $14.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Ashley Bane Hurst a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Ashley Bane Hurst has created 3 courses that got 712 reviews which are generally positive. Ashley Bane Hurst has taught 4,532 students and received a 4.4 average review out of 712 reviews. Depending on the information available, Ashley Bane Hurst is a TRUSTED instructor.
Artist and Educator
Ashley Bane Hurst is the Visual Art Department Chair at a public arts magnet school. He received his B.F.A. in 2002. Since that time Ashley has participated in numerous shows, executed figure paintings and portrait commissions in oil paint, pastel, charcoal and sepia and been recognized in the national Arts for the Parks contest for landscape painting. Ashley has also completed freelance illustrations and designs for production. Ashley enjoys creating a variety of art but he enjoys seeing others grow in their own art just as much. He has been teaching drawing and painting for ten years in the classroom and is excited about sharing his instruction through OilPaintingMasterSeries.com. He currently resides in North Carolina, USA with his wife Nicole, two children, Ruby and Roman, and their dog’s Chloe and Bear
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 2h 42m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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