Dynamic Sketching 2

An 8 week continuation course from Dynamic Sketching 1 again through utilizing observational drawing to understand how to see the world for the creation of design and illustration

Course overview Course overview

Course Overview

Build your visual library

Continue learning where Dynamic Sketching 1 left off, by further pushing and applying what we learned through on location observational drawing and design projects. Again focusing on foundation: Shapes, Form, Structure, Light & Shadow, Texture, Line quality, Design choices, Proportion awareness and more. Visit many locations around your area and continue strengthening your visual library with Dynamic Sketching 2.


Course Format:   Standard
Lecture Type:   Pre-Recorded
Feedback:   Individual Recordings
Duration:   8 weeks
Assignment:   Deadlines each week
Q&A:   Once a week
Materials:   Sketchbook with Brown paper Felt tip Pens (Faber-Castell Pens Sizes S, M, F, Graphik Sizes 0.5, Sharpie Pen Ultrafine, Wide Copic Marker, White Color Pencil, Uniball Signo White pen Sketchbook Paper Pencils Pens Brushes
Skills level:   Beginner to Intermediate
Prerequisites:   Dynamic Sketching 1

Environment design WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

What you'll learn

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Reintroduction and Refresh of Dynamic Sketching 1.
Insects (drawing from life by either going to a natural history museum with a bug collection, or from reference collection)
Bones (Onsite drawing at a Natural history museum that displays skeletons /fossils of prehistoric animals, or modern animals)
Zoo (Onsite drawing at a local zoo)
Cars (Onsite drawing at a car museum, or local car show, or from reference)
Military vehicles (Onsite drawing at a military museum or from reference)
Planes (Onsite drawing at an air museum or from reference)
Recap, and beyond… (Reworking, Portfolio Book, New Redesign) Create a final design based off previous weeks sketches. How to combine hard surface and organic forms.

Unleashing your creativity

Patrick Ballesteros
Poe Tan

May 14th - July 23rd

Summer TERM Registration



Classes Begin

July 21st!

Pricing & Schedule

Even though our courses are the most affordable for the quality of education.

These Finance Options allow you to focus on your goals instead of the barriers that keep you from reaching them.

Employer Reimbursement

Animation Guild CSATTF

Payment Plan

Companies that hire our students

  • Naughty Dog
  • Luma Pictures
  • Google
  • EA Games
  • DreamWorks Animation
  • Blizzard Entertainment

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