If your goal is concept art or illustration, shape is your secret weapon. Unlike classical drawing, you’re not just reproducing what you see. Design Basics 2 helps bridge the gap from traditional drawing into imaginary illustration.
This video series explores 7 different approaches for simplifying shape. Each of these principles is introduced with a drawing demonstration. Instead of copying photo reference directly, you’re bending, exaggerating, twisting, and simplifying reality toward your own designs. Finally, the series concludes with 4 homework assignments specifically designed to prepare you for concept art sketching.
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Runtime: 55 Minutes (Digital Download)
- Controlling Shape
- Straight Lines Against Curves
- Shape Simplification
- Repetition and Hierarchy
- Shape Welding
- Visual Flow
- Homework Assignments