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  • Von Glitschka

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9 Drawing courses · 225 video tutorials
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  • view course page for Artist at Work: Hand-Drawn Type Portrait

    Watch a professional artist at work, Von Glitschka, as he creates a type-based portrait, or "type face," of director Alfred Hitchcock.

    1h 31m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 5-Day Drawing Challenge: Drawing Closer to Nature

    Exercise your drawing skills and become better at seeing and capturing the world around you with Von Glitschka's 5-day drawing challenge focused on drawing and personifying nature.

    43m 57s
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Artist at Work: Native American Tribal Illustration

    Von Glitschka develops an illustration based on iconic Native American imagery, drawing a rough sketch and transforming it into crisp vector artwork with Adobe Illustrator.

    2h 42m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Drawing Vector Graphics: Tribal Illustration

    Learn how to create tribal-style vector illustrations with Adobe Illustrator.

    1h 35m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 21-Day Drawing Challenge

    21-Day Drawing Challenge with Von Glitschka

    Take 21-day journey to improve your drawing skills and incorporate drawing into your life as a daily practice.

    1h 56m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Drawing Vector Graphics: Linear Line Illustration

    Learn how to create linear line illustrations using Illustrator.

    2h 3m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Drawing Vector Graphics: Patterns

    Learn how to build repeating patterns from scratch, and create patterns quickly with Illustrator's pattern tools and pattern brushes.

    4h 0m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for The Creative Spark: Von Glitschka, Illustrative Designer

    Von Glitschka shows us how to take our brains offline to find design inspiration through sketching and exploring the world around us.

    18m 5s
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Drawing Vector Graphics

    Drawing Vector Graphics with Von Glitschka

    Join professional illustrative designer Von Glitschka as he shares his experience on how to research, sketch, build, and present vector graphics.

    2h 32m
    Intermediate
     
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