Animation Curriculum

The complete Animation Curriculum for Self-taught Artists is a series of 2 videos. The Curriculum’s document is a complementary resource for both videos. Animation Part 1 Movement Timing Weight Personality Walk Cycle Disney’s 12 Principles of Animation 3 Animation Principles Animation History Foundation Skills Animals Gesture Drawing Human Figure Lighting Backgrounds Art Prof Clara Lieu and Teaching […]

Comics Curriculum

The complete Comics Curriculum for Self-taught Artists is a series of 2 videos. The Curriculum’s document is a complementary resource for both videos. Comics Part 1 3 Comics Industries Today France/Belgium (BD) America (comics) Japan (manga) Types of Comics Instructional Super Hero Sunday Funnies Nonfiction Biographies (Graphic Novels) Web Comics Editorial Animated Gif Comics Memes Comics Vocabulary […]

Illustration Curriculum

The complete Illustration Curriculum for Self-taught Artists is a series of 2 videos. The Curriculum’s document is a complementary resource for both videos. Illustration Part 1 What is Illustration Political Cartoons Children’s Books Adult Books Editorial Illustration Comics Text + Image Wordless Books Formats & Measurements Skills Brainstorming Background & Composition Human Figure Animals Art Prof Clara […]

White on White Paintings

PromptCreate and paint a still life using only white objects. Supplies Tall container for water Palette Knife Acrylic paint Acrylic Matt Medium Slow Drying Medium Acrylic brushes Pro Acrylic gloss varnish Pro Acrylic semi-gloss varnish Blue painter’s tape Freezer paper clamp light or desk lamp Still Life Items White objects: bed sheets, bottles, cups, bowls, folded or […]

Basics Curriculum

The complete Basics Curriculum for Self-taught Artists is a series of 3 videos. The Curriculum’s document is a complete resource for all 3 videos. Basics Part 1 Daily Sketchbook Art Prompts Art Prof Photo Reference Collection Draw Along Drawing from a Mirror Gesture Drawing from Life Drawing Spaces on Site Ideas Brainstorming Thumbnail Sketches Watch […]

Warm & Cool Colors

This video explains how warm colors and cool colors can be used to create mood and contrast in an artwork. While there are colors that are stereotypically seen as “warm” and “cool,” warm and cool colors are contextual, and is often times not as straightforward as it might seem! Examples from contemporary art and art […]