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