Basics Curriculum 1

Art Prof Clara Lieu and Teaching Artists Deepti Menon provide Part 1 of a basic curriculum for self-taught artists that cover the essential skills. Deepti and Prof Lieu explain why specific skills are important when you are just getting started, and give advice for what sequence is most effective for gaining these skills.

Video Walkthrough

  • Daily Sketchbook
  • Draw Along
  • Drawing from a Mirror
  • Gesture Drawing from Life
  • Drawing Spaces on Site
  • Ideas & Brainstorming
  • Thumbnail Sketches

Resources

The complete Basics Self-taught Artists Curriculum document links to every video that expands on the topics touched here.

Full Curriculum

Overview · Basics 1 · Basics 2 · Basics 3