Module 5.1

Drawing on the Masters

Improve your overall drawing skills by studying the styles and techniques of great masters, such as Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo. Faithfully recreate their masterpieces and create contemporary drawings based on their techniques.

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Brenda Hoddinott

Author of Drawing for Dummies, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Drawing People, Drawing Book 1: Getting Started, and owner of Drawspace.com

Individual Lessons


5.1.A1

Add Pressure to Straight Lines
By Brenda Hoddinott

5.1.A2

Render Sets of Curved Lines
By Brenda Hoddinott

5.1.A3

Draw Four Different Buds
By Brenda Hoddinott

5.1.A4

Practice Lines with Pencil Pressure
By Brenda Hoddinott

5.1.A5

Spice Up Lines with Pressure and Grades
By Brenda Hoddinott

5.1.A6

Design an Original Bud with Power Lines
By Brenda Hoddinott

FREE 5.1.A7

Shade Power Lines on an Antelope
By Brenda Hoddinott

5.1.A8

Outline Light and Shadow on Bud
By Brenda Hoddinott

5.1.A9

Outline Light and Shadow From Life
By Brenda Hoddinott

5.1.A10

Design a Medieval Spoon
By Brenda Hoddinott

5.1.A11

Study of a Flower (Leonardo da Vinci)
By Brenda Hoddinott

5.1.A12

Study of a Rosebud (Leonardo da Vinci)
By Brenda Hoddinott

5.1.A18

The Sorrows of the King (Matisse)
By Brenda Hoddinott

5.1. A19

Rhino in Pajamas (Albrecht Durer)
By Brenda Hoddinott

FREE 5.1.A25

Sketch of a Youth (Michelangelo)
By Brenda Hoddinott

5.1.A27

Study for the Head of a Girl (Leonardo da Vinci)
By Brenda Hoddinott

5.1.A29

Old Man's Face in Profile (Leonardo da Vinci)
By Brenda Hoddinott

5.1.A30

Nuremburg Woman (Albrecht Dürer)
By Brenda Hoddinott

5.1.A34

Mona Lisa (Leonardo da Vinci)
By Brenda Hoddinott

5.1.A35

Mummy Portrait of a Roman Soldier
By Brenda Hoddinott

5.1.R1

Inspecting Classical Power Lines
By Brenda Hoddinott

5.1.R2

The Anatomy of Individual Lines
By Brenda Hoddinott

5.1.R3

Making Lines More Powerful
By Brenda Hoddinott

5.1.R4

Exploring Light and Shadow on Contours
By Brenda Hoddinott