Sponsor // 50% Off Craftsy’s Online Class ‘Sketching Landscapes in Pen, Ink & Watercolor’


Want to improve your landscape sketches? Learn the secrets to bringing beautiful landscapes to life by breaking them down into manageable shapes, adding texture and detail, building value and more. Join artist Shari Blaukopf, in the online Craftsy class, Sketching Landscapes in Pen, Ink & Watercolor, for 50% off today — a special offer for Colossal readers — and build confidence sketching outdoor scenes using fundamental pen, ink and watercolor techniques.

In these online-video lessons, you’ll learn how to choose your supplies, select the focus of your sketch and orient your composition. Then, find out how to paint the sky using wet-on-wet paint application, mark-making techniques and tips for creating perspective. Next, simplify your surroundings with manageable shapes, before adding textures and details that will make your scenes jump off the page.

Visit Craftsy.com now to get 50% off the online class, Sketching Landscapes in Pen, Ink & Watercolor, and enroll risk-free with Craftsy’s full money-back guarantee. Offer expires December 28, 2015 at 11:59pm MT.