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Learn to Draw: An Introduction

with Amy Wynne

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About The Class

Do you want to learn how to draw but don't know where to start? In this class, professional painter and artist, Amy Wynne, shares fun, beginner-friendly drawing techniques that can turn anyone into an artist.

This class will help you overcome your fear of the blank page and focus on putting pencil to paper.

In this class, Amy will cover:

  • Different materials for drawing
  • Using a viewfinder
  • Establishing your composition
  • Exploring varied mark-making and textural effects
  • Practice measurement and proportions in your work
  • A drawing challenge to help develop your skills

Amy has been teaching painting and drawing for over 20 years at colleges across New England including the Rhode Island School of Design. In this class, she’ll help you embrace your ability to see and connect to our world through drawing. Join Amy and get started drawing today! 


Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Materials

    22:32
  2. 02

    Seeing

    15:32
  3. 03

    Negative Space

    08:59
  4. 04

    Three Dimensionality

    13:31
  5. 05

    Measurement

    09:29
  6. 06

    The Series

    02:56

Meet Your Expert

Amy Wynne

Amy Wynne received her MFA in Painting and Drawing from the New York Academy of Art in Manhattan and her BA from Smith College in Art History and Cultural Anthropology. She has been teaching painting and drawing for over 25 years. For 10 years, she taught full time at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.

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  • Juliana Lugg

    November 2018

    Amy is a talented artist and a very effective teacher. I have the pleasure of having her as a professor, however these online classes show her passion and expertise just as much as in our in-person classes. If you are intimidated by drawing, like I was, her teaching helps to simplify the process of learning how to draw while also inspiring her students to take more risks with their artwork. She will help you realize that studio art really can be for anyone, and that drawing can be a meaningful tool for expression, relaxation, and growth. I highly recommend any course that she teaches, online or in-person!

  • Megan

    November 2018

    I have always enjoyed drawing, but I have never really known about any technical skills or how to incorporate them. This course has taught me how to use observations to my advantage. Wynne is clear when describing what she means, so if you do not have a lot of drawing experience, you will be able to easily jump in and learn in the process.

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