I am a qualified teacher with over 15 years experience, and have taught everything from drawing, sculpture, fashion illustration, photography, graphic design, illustration, architecture, fine art and everything in between! I am passionate about teaching, particularly working with beginners to help them reach their creative goals.
As well as teaching in person, I am also a Top Teacher on Skillshare - below is my online class catalogue - click the links to learn more about each class!
In this drawing for beginners class, I'll walk you through all the fundamental drawing skills and observation techniques you need to get started with the basics of sketching.
In this class we will create a colorful series of small abstract pattern drawing collages, using mindfulness and meditation techniques along the way.
In this daily challenge we will explore 14 carefully selected drawing prompts paired with a different mindful exercise each day, to develop your self-care toolkit whilst creating a set of 14 beautiful meditative pattern drawings.
In this class, I walk you through a series of 5 fun and simple drawing exercises I have tried and tested to help you develop greater confidence in your line drawing.
In this class, I will show you how to make 3 different types of GIFs:
- Color Changing GIF: the image stays static but the colors change in each frame
- Wobble Effect GIF: the image stays the same but some subtle ‘wobbling’ movement is introduced
- Image Changing GIF: where the image changes in each frame
In this class, you will learn how to use Photoshop to create a series of outcomes from a few quick and easy analog experiments using cutting, collage, and making marks on paper. This is a great introduction to Photoshop as you will quickly learn some of the key tools in Photoshop, which have absolutely limitless possibilities!
In this class, you will learn how to take a simple line drawing of any subject matter, and transform it into a Pop Art style Illustration filled with rich textures to give it a more handmade quality. As we will be using colour separation techniques, you will be able to quickly and easily create multiple versions of your illustration in a variety of different colorways.
In this class, you will learn how to make a geometric design using simple drawing techniques. You will then scan it (or photograph if you don't have a scanner) and use Photoshop to create a 4 colour separation. You will learn how to change each layer's colours, size and position to create alternative versions of your design. Along the way, you will learn tips in using Photoshop, and the benefits of using a colour separation.