Writing and Illustrating a Graphic Novel Supply List
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Writing and Illustrating a Graphic Novel Supply List

Pencils, pens (your choice, but a variety of thicknesses works best) Computer paper, thicker paper (bristol board if you have it), a sketchbook Erasers and rulers if you want//need them. Scissors. Good but not necessary to have a small bottle of black ink and a small paintbrush. You will be free for the most part…

Figure: Drawing Techniques Supply List
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Figure: Drawing Techniques Supply List

Drawing paper,  Graphite pencils 3B or higher  Sanguigne Ink and brush or Ink pen or brush pen Pigment liners

Figure Drawing: Hands and Feet Supply List
Drawing

Figure Drawing: Hands and Feet Supply List

 • Light Tracing Paper   • Colored pencils or colored pigment liners/tratto pens 0.1/0.3. One or the other, depending on personal preference. + white pencil • Toned sketching paper/kraft paper/ recycled paper bags

Painting on location and the practice of mindful observation
Drawing | Featured | Mixed media | Watercolor

Painting on location and the practice of mindful observation

Painting on location is a practice that requires mindfulness and kindness towards ourselves. What we put on paper may not always be perfect or satisfying to our inner critic, but the time we spend in communion with the beauty before us, our eyes wide open and receptive, is an invaluable gift.

Urban Landscape: Sketching with Watercolor Class (video)
Drawing | Featured | Video | Watercolor

Urban Landscape: Sketching with Watercolor Class (video)

You don’t need to travel in order to explore! We look at how to use watercolor to sketch an urban environment in a simple and fast way without perspective knowledge. A basic urban sketching style you can use for your practice that focus on the principles of foreground/background. G Caruso is the artist-instructor of the…

Figure Drawing Class: Venus with Biceps (video)
Drawing | Featured | Video | Watercolor

Figure Drawing Class: Venus with Biceps (video)

The representation of women’s strength in art and in contemporary media. During this figure drawing class we challenge classical perceptions of what form a woman should take. We start with an examination of way in which women’s strength has been represented in both art history and modern photography. Celebrate the range of ways that the…

Developing Comic Characters Supply List
Drawing

Developing Comic Characters Supply List

Pencils, pens (your choice, but a variety of thicknesses works best) Computer paper, thicker paper (bristol board if you have it), a sketchbook Erasers and rulers if you want//need them. Scissors. Good but not necessary to have a small bottle of black ink and a small paintbrush. You will be free for the most part…

Interview with Ali Fitzgerald: artist, comics creator and graphic novelist
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Interview with Ali Fitzgerald: artist, comics creator and graphic novelist

I interviewed Ali on her return to Berlin from her residency in France. I was curious about her personal relationship with her visual storytelling, how she brings together the written word and visual image, then how she passes on this wonderful knowledge as a tool for her students. I found her deep connection from mind…

Dynamic Anatomy Supply List
Drawing

Dynamic Anatomy Supply List

 • Light Tracing Paper   • Colored pencils or colored pigment liners/tratto pens 0.1/0.3. One or the other, depending on personal preference. + white pencil • Toned sketching paper/kraft paper/ recycled paper bags

Figure Drawing: Facial Features Supply List
Drawing

Figure Drawing: Facial Features Supply List

 • Light Tracing Paper   • Colored pencils or colored pigment liners/tratto pens 0.1/0.3. One or the other, depending on personal preference. + white pencil • Toned sketching paper/kraft paper/ recycled paper bags