Learn to take your inking from 1 to 2.0.

Instructor Jake Parker has been inking for most of his drawing career. From comics to concept art, mastering the pen is essential for all artists. From his own studies and experience, insight from peers and mentors, and material from the best books on the subject he boils everything he's learned about the art form into one class.

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Course curriculum

  • 2

    Supplies and Tools

    • Supplies - Intro

    • Supplies - paper

    • Supplies - Pens

    • Supplies Additional

  • 3

    Strokes

    • Strokes - Intro

    • Strokes - control

    • Strokes - Basic

    • Strokes - Hatching

    • Strokes - Consistency

    • Strokes - Variation

    • Strokes - application

  • 4

    Contour Line

    • Contour Intro

    • Contour What

    • Contour Variation

    • Contour - light

    • Contour - Texture

    • Contour - Hierarchy

    • Contour - Depth

    • Contour - Exercises

    • Contour Demo

  • 5

    Form Lines

    • Form - Intro

    • Form - Examples

    • Form - More Examples

  • 6

    Local Value

    • Local Value

    • Local Value - Value Scales

  • 7

    Light and Shadow

    • Light and Shadow - Local Value

    • Light and Shadow - Gradients

    • Light and Shadow - Shapes

  • 8

    Texture

    • Texture

    • Texture - Compressing Shapes Around Edges

    • Texture - Less is More

    • Texture Examples

  • 9

    4 Stages of a Drawing

    • The 4 Stages of a Drawing

    • The 4 Stages of Drawing a Character

  • 10

    Wrap Up

    • Wrap Up!

  • 11

    Resources

    • Drawing Pack

About the Instructor

Illustrator/Cartoonist

Jake Parker

For the last 19 years Jake has worked on everything from animated films to comics to picture books. For several years he worked for Reel FX and Blue Sky Studios on such projects as Horton Hears a Who, Rio, and Epic. He is the creator of the popular Inktober drawing challenge. Jake currently works as an illustrator and cartoonist on children's books and comics. He works out of his home studio in Utah.

Reviews

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elsa saborio

Great. The box and the course was my birthday present. A marvelous presents the course is clear, go step by step and activities can be done at the same time...

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Great. The box and the course was my birthday present. A marvelous presents the course is clear, go step by step and activities can be done at the same time he is working. thank you

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