Live Lessons: Sneakers with Pen and Ink

Sneakers drawing with pen and ink
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This lesson series features:
8 Hours of Instruction
8 Videos

About This Lesson Series...

In this lesson series, we create a drawing of classic sneakers using pen and ink on paper. Draw along as we develop the drawing with graphite first before adding ink in the form of hatching and cross hatching. Use line quality to create the illusion of form.

Lesson 1 (1:17:04)

In lesson one, we sketch out the basic shapes of the sneakers and begin defining the contour lines with graphite.

Lesson 2 (1:08:21)

In lesson two, we finish the sketch and begin with pen and ink applications.

Lesson 3 (1:11:56)

In lesson three, we continue pen and ink applications on the first shoe.

Lesson 4 (1:10:24)

In lesson four, we complete the first shoe with pen and ink.

Lesson 5 (1:06:58)

In lesson five, we begin pen and ink applications on the second shoe.

Lesson 6 (1:04:34)

In lesson six, we continue pen and ink applications on the second shoe.

Lesson 7 (1:08:50)

In lesson seven, we continue working down the second shoe addressing the toe.

Lesson 8 (1:17:15)

In lesson eight, we complete the drawing by finishing the shoe and adding the cast shadows.

pen and ink drawing of sneakers

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Lesson Discussion

    • Hi Judy,

      Yes, you’re right! This is just me being confused 🙂 It is actually lesson 7, even though I start the lesson by saying that it is lesson 6.

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