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Drawing is an essential skill for working in a creative role. This learning path demonstrates ways you can refine, enhance, and enrich what you illustrate. Explore additional sketching techniques, working with perspective, factoring for light, rendering shadows, and more.
Discover the impact of line, tone, negative space, and scale.
Breaks down the fundamentals of drawing, from line, tone, value, and light to negative space, perspective, and composition.
2h 24m • COURSE
Drawing Foundations: Figure with Amy Wynne
Explore the basics of figure drawing and how to bring the human form to life on paper. Learn how to capture gesture and motion, work with live models, and understand human anatomy.
2h 29m • COURSE
Drawing Foundations: Light and Shadow with Will Kemp
Learn how to see and replicate light and shadow in your drawings.
1h 52m • COURSE
Drawing 2-Point Perspective with Amy Wynne
Explore the basics of two-point perspective drawing, including asymmetrical and symmetrical perspectives, and learn to draw interior and exterior scenes more accurately.
1h 16m • COURSE
Drawing Foundations: Urban Sketching with Will Kemp
Learn how to draw from life—in an urban setting. Will Kemp shows how to draw buildings, street scenes, cafés, and people, as well as the bustling movement of cities and towns.
3h 28m • COURSE
Drawing Foundations: Sketching the Landscape with Will Kemp
Learn how to quickly capture the atmosphere and mood of a landscape like an artist, and take the next step from sketching at home to sketching outside.
3h 2m • COURSE
21-Day Drawing Challenge with Von Glitschka
Take 21-day journey to improve your drawing skills and incorporate drawing into your life as a daily practice.
1h 56m • COURSE
Illustrator: Perspective Drawing with Kevin Stohlmeyer
Add a sense of depth and space with powerful perspective tools in Illustrator. Learn how to draw in perspective and add, position, and scale objects so they blend with your scene.
26m 2s • COURSE
Drawing Vector Graphics: Isometric Illustration with Von Glitschka
Learn how to create detailed isometric views of buildings, vehicles, and even people, with Adobe Illustrator.
4h 9m • COURSE
Drawing Vector Graphics: Color and Detail with Von Glitschka
Add dimension, texture, and color to your designs with Adobe Illustrator, and make your illustrations more rich and unique.
5h • COURSE
You'll advance your drawing skills with these experts
Will Kemp is an award-winning professional artist and teacher with his own online art school.
Will studied in Italy, ran his own art gallery, taught in museums and schools, and now runs his own online art school, where he shares his professional secrets with aspiring artists. Learn more at willkempartschool.com.
Amy Wynne is a nationally exhibited painter and fine arts professor at Clark University.Amy lives and works in Pawtucket, RI. She exhibits in galleries nationally and has work in private and corporate collections. She holds an MFA in painting from the New York Academy of Art and a BA in art history and cultural anthropology from Smith College. Amy is Rhode Island School of Design's certificate advisor and received their Teacher of Excellence Award in 2015. She has been teaching college-level classes in painting and drawing for 25 years at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Holy Cross College; Boston College; and Clark University. She offers private workshops and is the author of the Drawing Foundations: Figure course on Lynda.com.Amy also writes a weekly blog called Meanderings on Process and Creativity. For more information on Amy and to see more of her work, please visit her website, amywynne.com.
Von Glitschka is a designer, illustrator, and avid pursuer of all things creative.
Von is creative director of Glitschka Studios, a multidisciplinary design firm in the Pacific Northwest. The studio shines as a creative hired gun for ad agencies, design firms, and in-house corporate art departments all around the world.
He's a popular speaker on the topics of design, creativity, branding, and marketing and has written six books.
Kevin Stohlmeyer is a designer and instructor with 20+ years of experience in digital illustration.
Kevin has been teaching professionally in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, since 2000, and loves educating others and sharing his passion for technology and design. He has taught professionally at colleges and Adobe training centers, and sits on the advisory board for several colleges, developing curriculum and software training using Adobe products.
A self-proclaimed geek, Kevin's experience with publications, workflows, and illustration enhances his credibility as an Adobe Certified Instructor. He founded the Milwaukee Adobe Users Group/Graphic Design Meetup in 2007. This thriving creative user group has over 900 members.
Kevin has been featured in Photoshop User Magazine, InDesign Magazine, and Adobe Inspire Magazine. He has been the live on-site blogger for Photoshop World Conference since 2010. He's also an Adobe Community Leader, speaking at events and conferences on Creative Cloud and design nationwide.