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Sponsor // Confidently Sketch On Location With 50% Off This Online Craftsy Class 

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Learn how to build narrative-rich scenes by sketching on location.

Artist and instructor Steven Reddy shows you how to sketch what you see by heading to your favorite local cafe, choosing a subject and drawing it in a playful yet realistic way. You’ll get 50% off Steven’s video lessons — a special, one-week offer for Colossal readers.

With these lessons, which you can watch anytime and as many times as you like, you’ll walk away from this online class with versatile techniques and a sketchbook full of impressive work to share with friends and family.

Visit Craftsy now to get 50% off the online class, Sketching Interiors: Structure, Detail & Play, and enjoy your video lessons risk-free with Craftsy’s full money-back guarantee. Offer expires June 27, 2016 at 11:59pm MT.

Sponsor // Make Captivating Drawings Simple With 50% Off This Online Craftsy Class 

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Improve all of your colored pencil drawings! Make your drawings more fun and fascinating with a portable, easy-to-use medium! Learn how with professional artist Susan Rubin in her online Craftsy class, Colored Pencil Essentials. You’ll get 50% off Susan’s video lessons — a special, one-week offer for Colossal readers — and learn easy, empowering techniques for color-mixing, application, and more.

With these lessons, which you can watch anytime and as many times as you like, Susan will teach you all the colored pencil skills you need for drawings you love, from setting up your color palette to layering for beautiful effects, capturing lifelike textures, adding eye-catching details and more.

Visit Craftsy now to get 50% off the online class, Colored Pencil Essentials, and enjoy your video lessons risk-free with Craftsy’s full money-back guarantee. Offer expires June 13th, 2016 at 11:59pm MT.

Sponsor // Sketch Lively Urban Spaces With 50% Off This Online Craftsy Class 

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Explore cities and towns through an artist’s eye, and start sketching urban spaces pulsing with energy and movement. Join Urban Sketchers correspondent James Richards, for his online Craftsy class, Essential Techniques for Sketching the Energy of Places. Receive 50% off James’s video lessons — a special, one-week offer for Colossal readers — and capture your favorite urban scenes.

With lifetime access to these video lessons, you can bring vibrant urban scenes to life. James will demonstrate how to quickly draw people in the city, sketch the backdrop elements of an urban scene, and create an illusion of depth. You’ll also discover how to use composition, exaggerated perspective, exciting linework, and bold color to capture the exuberance of great places in your town and around the world!

Visit Craftsy now to get 50% off the online class, Essential Techniques for Sketching the Energy of Places, and enjoy your video lessons risk-free with Craftsy’s full money-back guarantee. Offer expires May 23, 2016 at 11:59pm MT.

Sponsor // Improve Your Drawing With This Online Craftsy Class 

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Improve your drawing skills and achieve more realistic results. Join Professional Artist and instructor Patricia Watwood for her online Craftsy class, 10 Essential Techniques for Better Drawing, and get 50% off with this special, one-week offer for Colossal readers. Through Patricia’s class, you’ll learn principles of composition, perspective, value, form, mark-making and more to render simple subjects with impressive accuracy.

Watch these lessons anytime and as many times as you want to gain confidence drawing and shading lifelike three-dimensional objects. Along the way, Patricia will help you avoid common mistakes so your drawings always turn out the way you intend. From basic drawing concepts to foundational techniques for working with different mediums, Patricia will help you jumpstart your drawing journey.

Visit Craftsy now to get 50% off the online class, 10 Essential Techniques for Better Drawing, and enjoy your video lessons risk-free with Craftsy’s full money-back guarantee. Offer expires May 9, 2016 at 11:59pm MT.

Sponsor // Create a Stunning Website or Portfolio with Squarespace 

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Squarespace makes it easy to create stunning websites, portfolios, blogs, and online stores without having to touch a line of code. Showcase your work beautifully with full-screen presentations and dynamic slideshows that look spectacular on every device. Set up a functioning website in minutes using Squarespace’s intuitive and easy-to-use tools.

Check out these websites powered by Squarespace of artists whose work was recently featured on Colossal: Jeremy Mann, Erik Johansson, Jess Riva Cooper, and Allison May Kiphuth.

Squarespace’s inclusive, all-in-one service provides content management, hosting, domains, social integrations, e-commerce, and 24-hour customer support. Features include dozens of award-winning templates, simple and intuitive drag-and-drop functionality, a free professional logo maker, and Google apps integration.

Start a free 14-day trial at Squarespace.com (no credit card required). Use the code THISISCOLOSSAL for 10% off your first purchase.

Sponsor // Make Sketching in Perspective Simple With This Online Craftsy Class 

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Want to make sketching in perspective easier and more rewarding than ever? Join Urban Sketcher and instructor Stephanie Bower for her online Craftsy class, Perspective for Sketchers, and get 50% off with this special, one-week offer for Colossal readers. Through Stephanie’s video lessons, you’ll discover simple steps for quickly sketching urban and interior spaces with accurate perspective, impressive details, and beautiful color.

Watch these lessons anytime and as many times as you want to simplify the process for sketching with lifelike perspective and depth. Along the way, Stephanie will teach you how to break down busy scenes into simple shapes, so you can render what you see with clarity and speed. From drawing the first line in your sketchbook to applying the final strokes of watercolor, Stephanie will guide you to success at every step.

Visit Craftsy now to get 50% off the online class, Perspective for Sketchers, and enjoy your video lessons risk-free with Craftsy’s full money-back guarantee. Offer expires April 25, 2016 at 11:59pm MT.

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