Learn to Draw Series

DRAWING ISN'T JUST FOR ARTISTS - IT'S FOR EVERYONE. Whatever your profession, sketching is a skill that can help you communicate your ideas with yourself and others, and take them to the next level. In this series, designer Lasse Pekkala shares how to sketch your ideas with confidence.

LEARN mental relaxation, basic sketching techniques, how to see as artists see in shapes and proportions, and other skills including how to sketch with one point, two point and three point perspectives. Learn how to think visually and connect your pen to the page so you can explore your creativity.

Each video in this series includes FREE DOWNLOADABLE MATERIALS to give you structure and reference for your practicing, available as printable images, PDFs and Concepts files for traditional and digital drawing.

Choose a video from below, or head to the Learn to Draw Playlist on YouTube.

Part 1: Getting Started

Drawing isn’t just for artists - it’s for everyone. In our first Learn to Draw video, Lasse Pekkala shares how to relax into your drawing process, how to connect your pencil with the page, and how warming up helps you to start sketching confidently.

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Part 2: Proportions and Reference

People who sketch look at the world in certain ways. In this video, Lasse Pekkala shares how seeing in shapes and proportions can help you understand objects and draw them naturally.

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Part 3: Basics of Perspective

In Part 3, learn how to visualize One Point, Two Point and Three Point Perspectives to add 3-dimensional reality to your drawings.

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