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Sketching For Kids

Beginner's Sketching

by Ashutosh Kaushik

Starting on  14 Aug


2 AM

Sun, Sat

10 Classes


Overview

Classes

Description

Age: 10-16 yrs

Sketching is the art of all spontaneous artists who like to record what they are seeing or thinking about in the form of a ‘quickly’ made artwork. While sketching is a free-hand drawing style, you can refine it by employing some techniques. So, on that note, we present our 'Beginner's Sketching' program to let all the rookie sketch artists take their first step towards becoming a pro in this art

Sketching
Sketching ideas
Sketching for beginners

Course Highlights

Learning Outcomes

01

Strengthen Focus & Strategic Thinking

Sketching requires complete attention. Kids will learn how to strengthen their focus and strategic thinking skills.

02

Enhance creativity

Kids will learn how to think-out-of-the box to create different sketches. This will help enhance their critical thinking skills and creativity.

03

Better Coordination

Kids will develop better cognitive skills through the coordinated use of hands and eyes during the process.

Mentor Details

Ashutosh Kaushik

Ashutosh Kaushik

A master of multiple traits!

A virtuoso, and highly skilled guitar player, Ashutosh Kaushik is here to teach kids how to master the art of playing the guitar. He holds a degree in Music Theory from Prayag Sangeet Samiti & is also well-versed in playing the drums & drawing.

Holds a degree in Music Theory from Prayag Sangeet Samiti.

Artist with an experience of more than 12 years.

Holds a degree in Music Theory from Prayag Sangeet Samiti.

Artist with an experience of more than 12 years.

10 Classes

Sketching Basics and Materials

In this introductory session, our mentor will teach kids the difference between sketching and drawing. She will then tell kids about the different kinds of pencils and how to use them correctly for sketching.

MATERIALS REQUIRED

  • Sketchbook
  • Basic Stationery (Pencils, Eraser, Scale, Sharpener)
  • Pencils to be used - 2B number, 3B number, Charcoal pencil


Simplifying Objects & Perspectives

In this session, our mentor will teach kids how to look at complex objects and break them into simple shapes. She will then introduce kids to an easy method of drawing a hand, and using the the 'wireframe method' to determine shadows.

MATERIALS REQUIRED

  • Sketchbook
  • Basic Stationery (Pencils, Eraser, Scale, Sharpener)
  • Pencils to be used - (2B number, 3B number, Charcoal pencil )


Shading Techniques

Let's now move to the shade! In this session, kids will learn the basics of shading. Our mentor will guide them on how to shade using hatching, cross hatchings, and scribbling. Kids will also learn an easy technique to shade a sphere and blend in the shadows. Finally, they will apply all these techniques for making a still-life mug.

MATERIALS REQUIRED

  • Sketchbook
  • Basic Stationery (Pencils, Eraser, Scale, Sharpener)
  • Pencils to be used - 2B number, 3B number, Charcoal pencil
  • Blending Stump or an Ear Bud


Real Time still Object Practice

It's time to perfect still-lifes! In this session, our mentor will get all the little artists acquainted with still-lifes and will guide them on how to draw a basic still-life setup using the tools that they already have. This session aims at letting kids apply all the skills learnt up till now to the real world.

MATERIALS REQUIRED

  • Sketchbook
  • Basic Stationery (Pencils, Eraser, Scale, Sharpener)
  • Pencils to be used - 2B number, 3B number, Charcoal pencil
  • Eraser
  • Ruler
  • Unsharpened Pencil

NOTE: Add the reference image


Human Head: Values, Edges and Background

What's next? Let's draw a basic human head! In this session, our mentor will get kids familiar with the values of different pencils, and how they work. She will then guide kids on how to shade in the object with respect to its background, and how to properly define its edges.

MATERIALS REQUIRED

  • Sketchbook
  • Basic Stationery (Pencils, Eraser, Scale, Sharpener)
  • Pencils to be used - 2B number, 3B number
  • Blending Stumps


Creating Mountains, Rivers, Clouds and its reflections

Now that the kids are well-versed with the basics of sketching, our mentor will teach them how to draw mountains, rivers, clouds, and their reflections. She will also guide them on how to add finishing touches to their artworks to enhance their appeal.

MATERIALS REQUIRED

  • Sketchbook
  • Basic Stationery (Pencils, Eraser, Scale, Sharpener)
  • Pencils to be used - 2B number, 3B number
  • Blending Stumps


Compositional Guidelines & the Rule of Thirds

Have you heard of the 'rule of thirds' and 'compositional guidelines'? This session is aimed at letting kids get a good grasp of both of these concepts and imply them in their art to give viewers a sense of direction and path to follow while looking at their artwork.

MATERIALS REQUIRED:

  • Sketchbook (Qty 1)
  • Basic Stationery (Pencils, Eraser, Scale, Sharpener)
  • Art or Shade Pencils (No. 2B)
  • Blending Stumps


Basics of Proportions and Sizes

Fascinated by 3D art? Learn all about proportions in 3D and 2D space and how to shape something basic into 3D space in this engaging session. Our mentor will teach kids how to determine the size of the subject with respect to the pencil and drawing sheet.

MATERIALS REQUIRED:

  • Sketchbook (Qty 1)
  • Basic Stationery (Pencils, Eraser, Scale, Sharpener)
  • Art or Shade Pencils (No. 2B or 3B)
  • Blending Stumps


Techniques to Observe Edges

In this session, our mentor will teach kids simple techniques to observe edges and enhance their artwork. Our mentor will also keep the kids engaged through her fun teaching methods.

MATERIALS REQUIRED:

  • Sketchbook (Qty 1)
  • Basic Stationery (Pencils, Eraser, Scale, Sharpener)
  • Art or Shade Pencils (No. 2B or 3B)
  • Blending Stumps


Observing Edges for Realistic Renders

In the final session of this program, the little artists will learn how to observe edges for realistic renders. Properties of light hitting the object will also be discussed. Upon grasping these concepts, kids will be able to make realistic contact shadows and blend properly.

MATERIALS REQUIRED:

  • Sketchbook (Qty 1)
  • Basic Stationery (Pencils, Eraser, Scale, Sharpener)
  • Art or Shade Pencils (No. 2B or 3B)
  • Blending Stumps (No. 6)


Beginner's Sketching

by Ashutosh Kaushik


Starting on  14 Aug


2 AM

Sun, Sat

10 Classes

watch trailer

Sketching For Kids

Overview

Classes

Description

Age: 10-16 yrs

Sketching is the art of all spontaneous artists who like to record what they are seeing or thinking about in the form of a ‘quickly’ made artwork. While sketching is a free-hand drawing style, you can refine it by employing some techniques. So, on that note, we present our 'Beginner's Sketching' program to let all the rookie sketch artists take their first step towards becoming a pro in this art

Sketching
Sketching ideas
Sketching for beginners

Course Highlights

Learning Outcomes

01

Strengthen Focus & Strategic Thinking

Sketching requires complete attention. Kids will learn how to strengthen their focus and strategic thinking skills.

02

Enhance creativity

Kids will learn how to think-out-of-the box to create different sketches. This will help enhance their critical thinking skills and creativity.

03

Better Coordination

Kids will develop better cognitive skills through the coordinated use of hands and eyes during the process.

Mentor Details

Ashutosh Kaushik

Ashutosh Kaushik

A master of multiple traits!

A virtuoso, and highly skilled guitar player, Ashutosh Kaushik is here to teach kids how to master the art of playing the guitar. He holds a degree in Music Theory from Prayag Sangeet Samiti & is also well-versed in playing the drums & drawing.

Holds a degree in Music Theory from Prayag Sangeet Samiti.

Artist with an experience of more than 12 years.

Holds a degree in Music Theory from Prayag Sangeet Samiti.

Artist with an experience of more than 12 years.

10 Classes

Sketching Basics and Materials

In this introductory session, our mentor will teach kids the difference between sketching and drawing. She will then tell kids about the different kinds of pencils and how to use them correctly for sketching.

MATERIALS REQUIRED

  • Sketchbook
  • Basic Stationery (Pencils, Eraser, Scale, Sharpener)
  • Pencils to be used - 2B number, 3B number, Charcoal pencil


Simplifying Objects & Perspectives

In this session, our mentor will teach kids how to look at complex objects and break them into simple shapes. She will then introduce kids to an easy method of drawing a hand, and using the the 'wireframe method' to determine shadows.

MATERIALS REQUIRED

  • Sketchbook
  • Basic Stationery (Pencils, Eraser, Scale, Sharpener)
  • Pencils to be used - (2B number, 3B number, Charcoal pencil )


Shading Techniques

Let's now move to the shade! In this session, kids will learn the basics of shading. Our mentor will guide them on how to shade using hatching, cross hatchings, and scribbling. Kids will also learn an easy technique to shade a sphere and blend in the shadows. Finally, they will apply all these techniques for making a still-life mug.

MATERIALS REQUIRED

  • Sketchbook
  • Basic Stationery (Pencils, Eraser, Scale, Sharpener)
  • Pencils to be used - 2B number, 3B number, Charcoal pencil
  • Blending Stump or an Ear Bud


Real Time still Object Practice

It's time to perfect still-lifes! In this session, our mentor will get all the little artists acquainted with still-lifes and will guide them on how to draw a basic still-life setup using the tools that they already have. This session aims at letting kids apply all the skills learnt up till now to the real world.

MATERIALS REQUIRED

  • Sketchbook
  • Basic Stationery (Pencils, Eraser, Scale, Sharpener)
  • Pencils to be used - 2B number, 3B number, Charcoal pencil
  • Eraser
  • Ruler
  • Unsharpened Pencil

NOTE: Add the reference image


Human Head: Values, Edges and Background

What's next? Let's draw a basic human head! In this session, our mentor will get kids familiar with the values of different pencils, and how they work. She will then guide kids on how to shade in the object with respect to its background, and how to properly define its edges.

MATERIALS REQUIRED

  • Sketchbook
  • Basic Stationery (Pencils, Eraser, Scale, Sharpener)
  • Pencils to be used - 2B number, 3B number
  • Blending Stumps


Creating Mountains, Rivers, Clouds and its reflections

Now that the kids are well-versed with the basics of sketching, our mentor will teach them how to draw mountains, rivers, clouds, and their reflections. She will also guide them on how to add finishing touches to their artworks to enhance their appeal.

MATERIALS REQUIRED

  • Sketchbook
  • Basic Stationery (Pencils, Eraser, Scale, Sharpener)
  • Pencils to be used - 2B number, 3B number
  • Blending Stumps


Compositional Guidelines & the Rule of Thirds

Have you heard of the 'rule of thirds' and 'compositional guidelines'? This session is aimed at letting kids get a good grasp of both of these concepts and imply them in their art to give viewers a sense of direction and path to follow while looking at their artwork.

MATERIALS REQUIRED:

  • Sketchbook (Qty 1)
  • Basic Stationery (Pencils, Eraser, Scale, Sharpener)
  • Art or Shade Pencils (No. 2B)
  • Blending Stumps


Basics of Proportions and Sizes

Fascinated by 3D art? Learn all about proportions in 3D and 2D space and how to shape something basic into 3D space in this engaging session. Our mentor will teach kids how to determine the size of the subject with respect to the pencil and drawing sheet.

MATERIALS REQUIRED:

  • Sketchbook (Qty 1)
  • Basic Stationery (Pencils, Eraser, Scale, Sharpener)
  • Art or Shade Pencils (No. 2B or 3B)
  • Blending Stumps


Techniques to Observe Edges

In this session, our mentor will teach kids simple techniques to observe edges and enhance their artwork. Our mentor will also keep the kids engaged through her fun teaching methods.

MATERIALS REQUIRED:

  • Sketchbook (Qty 1)
  • Basic Stationery (Pencils, Eraser, Scale, Sharpener)
  • Art or Shade Pencils (No. 2B or 3B)
  • Blending Stumps


Observing Edges for Realistic Renders

In the final session of this program, the little artists will learn how to observe edges for realistic renders. Properties of light hitting the object will also be discussed. Upon grasping these concepts, kids will be able to make realistic contact shadows and blend properly.

MATERIALS REQUIRED:

  • Sketchbook (Qty 1)
  • Basic Stationery (Pencils, Eraser, Scale, Sharpener)
  • Art or Shade Pencils (No. 2B or 3B)
  • Blending Stumps (No. 6)



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Certificate

Certificate

Proficiency in Specialised Art, Art

Program Certificate

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What will my child learn in this program?

Kids will learn the basics of sketching and the various tips and techniques to refine their sketches.

Q: Is the faculty conducting this program qualified enough?

Yes, Yellow Class takes pride in its faculty members. All our mentors are highly skilled and trained professionals who can be considered experts in their particular fields. 

Q: Will my child receive any type of certification for this session?

Yes, students registered with YC as PRO-members will receive a certificate after 30 days of successful completion of the program.

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