don't just show you the techniques that I use, I go much further to
train your brain into thinking like an artist. These lessons are
designed to expand your thinking so that you understand what it is that
you need to do, why you need to do it and most importantly, how!
This course will fast track your process of learning how to draw."
What is it that stops us from being able to draw? Why does it seem so
easy for some people to draw while most people struggle with even basic
stick figures? How can we change our thinking about drawing to allow us
to be able to draw like an expert?
This easy to follow weekly program is designed to get you past those
road blocks that are stopping you from developing the skills of drawing.
If you have always wanted to draw but getting frustrated at your
results, or you think that you can only draw stick figures but nothing
else, or you just want to improve your drawing skills then this
membership program is for you.
This program could be the turning point in your life. This membership is aimed at helping you transform your drawing skills to a point where you can proudly say that you CAN draw. I’m very excited about helping you learning how to draw and I hope that you are just as excited to learn.
"Just wanted to say how great your lessons are. So many times I've been trying to find a great way to be able to "see" what I'm actually drawing and your measuring techniques have really helped open up my eyes. I have the book "Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain" which has helped by upside down drawing but nothing has really helped me get the proportions correct.
Most teachers (online and otherwise) just expect us to draw shapes (and not accurately at that). I prefer to draw from photos (and like it to be as close as possible to the photo) and there really isn't anything like this out there for lessons. I'm so glad I found your website!!
This membership has been well worth it :)!"
Watching endless hours of youtube art videos may help you, but to really improve you need a focused, actionable and fun lesson plan to follow. This program is designed to change the way that your brain thinks about drawing. These are the fundamentals that you need to know to be able to improve your drawing skills.
This program follows on from the free introductory course where we have covered the 3 core fundamentals of seeing and drawing lines. If you have just completed the level 1 free introduction, this course will pick up right where you left off and help you develop your skills even further.
We start right at the beginning, gradually building your skills with new challenges each week. The video lessons are made to train your brain to see like an artist and to give you the skills to confidently draw anything that you want.
Love it ! ... this is exactly what I hoped for in this course different techniques to train the brain and eyes. I'm not a natural drawer so I need all the help I can get. I've done the exercise once, it was fun and I was quite surprised how well some of the lines came out. I'm looking forward to practising this exercise everyday until the next lesson :)
First we train your brain to understand how we perceive and how to translate what we are seeing into shapes and lines that make sense as a drawing. Understanding how we see is the most critical part of learning how to draw, and is often the part that most drawing teachers overlook.
We'll cover lines and shapes, pencil control, shading methods, coloured pencil, perspective, form & dimension, drawing from imagination, drawing faces, animals, trees and so much more.
Thank you for being a really good teacher. You explain things in a manner I can understand, I can hear. I am thrilled with this new adventure in my life especially as I only started drawing last September. Once again thank you. Sincerely
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Australian artist Murray Charteris was born in Brisbane, 1972. Predominantly working in acrylic but also with extensive experience in digital art and animation, Murray is best known for his vibrant, illustrative paintings. He has had solo exhibitions in Queensland and administered his own gallery in Hervey Bay between 2007 and 2011. Murray has had gallery representation in Brisbane and Darling Harbour, Sydney.
Murray Charteris is quickly gaining a reputation for his dynamic, energy filled fine art. His bold colours and powerful compositions come together to produce stunning artwork that is increasingly sought after.
Murray started painting at a very early age and during his childhood he has been tutored by several artists throughout Brisbane. After studying animation for 3 years at Queensland College of Art in Brisbane, Australia, Murray has made a successful career from his animation skills, creating 3D computer animation and special effects for television commercials and programs both in Australia and overseas.
On his return to Australia in 1995, Murray started work with Australia’s leading television network Channel Nine, where he quickly gained a reputation for his design. Murray was placed in charge of the Videographics department in Brisbane in 1997 and led a very strong videographics team for nearly 12 years. During this time, Murray has won a Gold World Medal in the New York Festivals and has twice been a finalist in the Australian Effects and Animation Festival.
Murray’s real passion has always been drawing and painting. In 2007, Murray re-located to Hervey Bay and devoted his time to his art, working as a full-time artist. “Painting is what I really love to do, I love to create new worlds that could only have once existed in my imagination. I like to create a feeling of energy and motion into my art and tell stories through imaginative works”.
Murray is currently working in his studio in Brisbane.