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Incorporate a daily sketching routine into your busy 21st-century life.

Episode descriptions

Introduction & Materials
1 . Episode: Introduction & Materials
14min

Meet Suma and begin by going over the materials you'll need to get started. After that, practice some exercises that will help you sketch quickly and confidently when you're out and about.

Vignettes
2 . Episode: Vignettes
10min

Suma introduces her "Read It, Frame It, Draw It" approach to sketching quickly on location. Learn how to spot the best scenes, decide what subjects to focus on and make the right marks to convey the essence of a place or space.

Sketching on the Move: Play, Pause, Rewind
3 . Episode: Sketching on the Move: Play, Pause, Rewind
35min

Find out how to sketch a scene while in transit, whether you're walking or on a bus, train or car, as Suma breaks down her "Play, Pause, Rewind" method. See how to mark a moving object, take advantage of downtime to add details and look for repetition in your daily routines.

Adding People: Symbols Not Statues
4 . Episode: Adding People: Symbols Not Statues
22min

Ready to bring your sketches to life? Learn how to depict people as symbols to quickly add them into a scene. Suma shares some basic proportions that will make your figures look more realistic. Then, learn how to draw a variety of clothes and depict skin tones using watercolor.

Nature: Sky, Ground, Middle
5 . Episode: Nature: Sky, Ground, Middle
16min

Find out how to quickly render natural subjects, such as a landscape, using Suma's "Sky, Ground, Middle" approach. See how to create convincing vistas in a short amount of time, without having to worry about traditional perspective techniques.

Watercolor Tips for Fast Sketching
6 . Episode: Watercolor Tips for Fast Sketching
15min

End class by digging deeper into watercolor to make your sketches more compelling. Suma shares her strategies for harnessing color to create unified and energetic sketches with ease.

About the Teacher

Suma CM
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1. Episode: Introduction & Materials 14min
3. Episode: Sketching on the Move: Play, Pause, Rewind 35min
4. Episode: Adding People: Symbols Not Statues 22min
5. Episode: Nature: Sky, Ground, Middle 16min
6. Episode: Watercolor Tips for Fast Sketching 15min

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