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21-Day Drawing Challenge

with Von Glitschka

Video: Welcome

Take 21-day journey to improve your drawing skills and incorporate drawing into your life as a daily practice.
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  1. 1m 57s
    1. Welcome
      1m 21s
    2. Using the exercise files
  2. 9m 38s
    1. Anyone can draw
      1m 49s
    2. The science of drawing
      2m 53s
    3. About the challenges
      1m 55s
    4. The tools you'll need
      3m 1s
  3. 1h 10m
    1. Day 1 challenge: The cat's meow
      1m 0s
    2. Day 1 solution: The cat's meow
      2m 14s
    3. Day 2 challenge: Drawing the line
      1m 12s
    4. Day 2 solution: Drawing the line
      2m 48s
    5. Day 3 challenge: Draw what you see
      1m 0s
    6. Day 3 solution: Draw what you see
      2m 31s
    7. Day 4 challenge: Give yourself a high five
      1m 3s
    8. Day 4 solution: Give yourself a high five
      2m 21s
    9. Day 5 challenge: Refinement drawing
      1m 10s
    10. Day 5 solution: Refinement drawing
      3m 32s
    11. Day 6 challenge: Get Cubistic
    12. Day 6 solution: Get Cubistic
      1m 49s
    13. Day 7 challenge: What do you like?
    14. Day 7 solution: What do you like?
      2m 36s
    15. Day 8 challenge: Drawing a light source
      1m 5s
    16. Day 8 solution: Drawing a light source
      2m 49s
    17. Day 9 challenge: Man-made drawing
    18. Day 9 solution: Man-made drawing
      2m 8s
    19. Day 10 challenge: Doodle sheet
    20. Day 10 solution: Doodle sheet
      3m 17s
    21. Day 11 challenge: Draw a monster
    22. Day 11 solution: Draw a monster
      1m 25s
    23. Day 12 challenge: Metaphorical or literal approach
      1m 25s
    24. Day 12 solution: Metaphorical or literal approach
      2m 48s
    25. Day 13 challenge: Tell a visual story
    26. Day 13 solution: Tell a visual story
      2m 20s
    27. Day 14 challenge: Reality is boring, so distort it
      1m 8s
    28. Day 14 solution: Reality is boring, so distort it
      2m 8s
    29. Day 15 challenge: Boxing dinosaurs
    30. Day 15 solution: Boxing dinosaurs
      1m 35s
    31. Day 16 challenge: Drawing design
      1m 10s
    32. Day 16 solution: Drawing design
      3m 9s
    33. Day 17 challenge: Window to the soul
      1m 0s
    34. Day 17 solution: Window to the soul
      2m 33s
    35. Day 18 challenge: Cardboard doodles
      1m 16s
    36. Day 18 solution: Cardboard doodles
    37. Day 19 challenge: Face your fears
    38. Day 19 solution: Face your fears
      1m 8s
    39. Day 20 challenge: Live drawing
      1m 4s
    40. Day 20 solution: Live drawing
      2m 30s
    41. Day 21 challenge: A self-portrait
      1m 26s
    42. Day 21 solution: A self-portrait
      2m 27s
  4. 2m 32s
    1. Drawing: A good creative habit
      2m 32s
  5. 31m 18s
    1. Inspiring drawers
    2. Kate Bingaman-Burt
      1m 52s
    3. John Beatty
      1m 58s
    4. Mike Cressy
      1m 58s
    5. Joey Ellis
      2m 46s
    6. Oleg Tischenkov
      2m 16s
    7. Diana Koehne
      2m 24s
    8. Dave Savage
      2m 39s
    9. Jeff Welborn
      3m 36s
    10. Mattias Adolfsson
      2m 16s
    11. Denise Gallagher
      3m 26s
    12. Dave Pasciuto
      2m 19s
    13. Savannah Glitschka
      3m 21s
  6. 59s
    1. Next steps

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21-Day Drawing Challenge
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Drawing and creativity are critical parts of human communication and personal expression, and are essential for success in every profession. Drawing is especially valuable because it improves hand-eye coordination, as well as your understanding of form and shape. It also lets you quickly communicate ideas that may be difficult to put into words. To help you hone your skills, Von Glitschka has developed the 21-Day Drawing Challenge. The goal isn't to turn you into a professional illustrator or fine artist—it's about improving your drawing skills and creative thinking, no matter if you're an expert or have never drawn more than a doodle on a notepad.

Von will assign you a drawing challenge for each day. Take the time you need to finish each challenge, and then watch the video where Von shares his own hand-drawn solution. There are no right answers here; his solutions should serve as inspiration! For more encouragement, look no further than the chapter on inspiring drawers. Each movie profiles a different artist, including people like Kate Bingaman Burt and Mattias Adolfsson. So, step up to the plate. You're just 21 days from a new creative habit. And don't forget to share your drawings via Twitter and Facebook! Use the hashtag #draw21days.



Drawing is creativity's best friend. And when I say creativity, I'm not limiting that trait to any one profession. You may be a business executive or a marketing director, an office manager, an accountant. Or maybe, you're just someone looking to expand your own personal skill sets.

Whoever you are, I invite you to take this 21-day drawing challenge. In other words, I want you to flex your creative muscle for each of the next 21 days. I realize drawing can be very intimidating for those who don't practice it on a regular basis, but have no fear. This challenge has been specifically designed so that anyone willing to try it, no matter what their drawing skills, will be able to complete it. The next 21 days are filled with a diverse range of fun drawing challenges that will encourage your own creative thinking, facilitate you to step outside your comfort zone, and equip you to grow your creative thinking potential through the use of drawing.

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