Art and Drawing Resources



Sketch Book Skool

Fun and inspirational video art courses taught by top illustrators and designers. Many six-week courses available. 

5 Pencil Method

Learn how to draw with stunning realism with artist Darrell Tank's unique five pencil method. 


The Great Courses: How to Draw

Take a college-level drawing course in the privacy of your own home. Professor David Brody will take you step-by-step through the core principles of drawing via 36 video lectures, available for instant download or on 6 DVDs.



The Virtual Instructor

Here's an amazing variety of online courses and tutorials available from art educator/artist/illustrator Matt Fussell. Paid subscription is available to have access to all tutorials and courses. Reference photos and e-guides available for download with professionally produced video instruction. There is an endless variety of media explored: charcoal, pastel, acrylic, oil, watercolor, colored pencil, as well as digital illustration! I love this site. 




I must admit, I'm a little addicted to Bluprint (formerly Craftsy) classes. So many classes, so little time! Drawing, watercolor, acrylic, oil, pen and ink, Illustrating Children's Books! You name it, they probably have it, and that's just the drawing and painting classes. Other subjects of interest include photography, sewing, quilting, and cooking.




Jason Secrest


Once you've learned how to draw, or if you already know how to draw, but are interested in learning how to create digital art in programs like Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop, here is a treasure trove of excellent step-by-step tutorials by Jason Secrest. I still can't believe these are free! The videos are very professional and easy to understand! 






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