An intro course on the tools, philosophy, and techniques of becoming a great sketchbook artist. | taught by Jake Parker
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Kelly Paries

Moisés Valentim

Michaela Kinberger

Kelly Paries

Moisés Valentim

Michaela Kinberger

Nzubechukwu Azubike

Just wonderful. I have been doing all these before and it's nice to see I've been on the right track.. Might switch to colour pencils for sketchbook.. 😁

Yiego Media

I watched this video before I did the "How to Draw Everything" and after going thru that class I see everything i learned in that class. And I Appreciate the final drawing more, after I rewatching the videos again. I give it 4 star only because th...

Le McNeill

The Review Title was the first thing I heard in less than a minute into the lesson and it was wonderful hearing that. Mr. Parker was very concise and enjoyable to listen to his lessons and how he thinks while drawings that could allow the students...

Karl Barek

Mary Monson

Jake explains the basics and continues to journey to a creative sketch before your eyes. He explains everything as he goes and it is quite informative. Thanks.

Julie Hansen

Enjoyed the class. Easy, laid back teaching approach was very much appreciated. Good visuals on actual sketching, inking and coloring. Very good class.

santosh oommen

This wonderful class gives you an introduction to Jake Parker’s methodology for keeping and practicing In a sketchbook. From his tools, to his actual sketchbook he uses, as well as his process,(albeit its fairly brief) is a good primer to keepin...

Anita Cissel

Jake  Parker
Jake Parker

About the instructor

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.

Everyone should be sketchbooking.

Everyone knows that artists are always drawing in their sketchbooks, whether it's on the bus, in a restaurant, or at home. Sketchbooking is a vital way to flesh out ideas and "download" your thoughts onto paper. Learn more about how release creativity, learn, and thrive as an artist. 

This course will show you a complete sketchbook walk through, and allow you to understand what goes on in Jake Parker's head as he draws in his sketchbook.

In this class you will learn:

  • important tips on keeping a good sketchbook, and why that's important
  • great tools that make for solid sketching
  • how to start with a simple sketch before going to finish
  • how to ink and finish a drawing

Course Contents

4 Videos
1.0 hr