Intro To Chalk Illustration

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Overview
Valerie McKeehan
Instructor

“I really enjoyed Valerie's class! She shows amazing tricks and explains very clearly all the steps. She even answered questions I had via her Instagram account!” - Martina K., Class Student

In this course, you'll learn how to create chalk illustrations with chalk artist Valerie McKeehan. Her designs look intricate and complex, but anyone can learn to illustrate with chalk!

Valerie will start by teaching you basic design principles, then move on to drawing flowers and adding depth to designs with special chalk techniques. In each lesson, she'll reveal more of her chalk illustration tips and tricks picked up from years of working with chalk.

BY THE END OF THIS CLASS, YOU’LL KNOW HOW TO:

  • Apply design principles to plan a balanced and cohesive illustration.
  • Sketch three multidimensional flowers that have texture and depth.
  • Add focal points and floral fillers to create a complete piece of chalk art.

Ready to get chalky? Enroll in our Intro To Chalk Illustration online class today! You can even pair it with Valerie’s first course, Intro To Chalk Lettering, to learn even more chalk art techniques.

Beginner
Skill Level
1 hour
25 mins
Duration
Materials

All you need to take this class are a few supplies and the 11-page course workbook created by Valerie.

SUPPLIES NEEDED TO TAKE THE CLASS:

THE CLASS WORKBOOK INCLUDES:

  • A Welcome Note From Valerie
  • A List of Supplies
  • The Final Project - Sketch
  • The Final Project - Final
  • Inspiration To Continue

Need an extra resource? Check out Valerie's book, The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering: Create and Develop Your Own Style, for more chalk lettering lessons and projects!

Intro To Chalk Illustration

Learn chalk illustration tips from chalk artist Valerie McKeehan.
Instructor: Valerie McKeehan
Skill Level: Beginner
$29.00
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1. INTRODUCTION

Learn more about your instructor, Valerie, and what you’ll be learning in her class.
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2. SUPPLIES OVERVIEW

Valerie will go over the supplies you'll need to take her class. You'll also learn how to prep your chalkboard.
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3. THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

Learn how contrast and subtle elements are key to great chalk illustration design.
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4. ILLUSTRATING FLOWER 1: AN ANEMONE

Learn how to draw an anemone flower, which will be used in your final project later on.
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5. ILLUSTRATING FLOWER 2: A ROSE

Next, you'll learn how to draw a rose, which will also be used in your final project.
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6. GREENERY + LOOSE FLORALS

In this lesson, Valerie will show you how to draw leaves and greenery to use in your final project.
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7. PUTTING IT TOGETHER

Now that you know the basics of floral chalk illustration, Valerie will teach you how to map out a hand drawn piece.
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8. DRAWING THE FINAL PIECE

Time to put your skills to work by illustrating a beautiful floral illustration.
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9. CREATING BALANCE

Let's put in the final touches! In this lesson, Valerie will show you how to add filler to complete your design.
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10. FINAL REMARKS

You've learned the skills! Now, take the principles you've learned and apply it to all your illustration projects!
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  • Overview
  • Materials
  • Downloads
Overview
Valerie McKeehan
Instructor

“I really enjoyed Valerie's class! She shows amazing tricks and explains very clearly all the steps. She even answered questions I had via her Instagram account!” - Martina K., Class Student

In this course, you'll learn how to create chalk illustrations with chalk artist Valerie McKeehan. Her designs look intricate and complex, but anyone can learn to illustrate with chalk!

Valerie will start by teaching you basic design principles, then move on to drawing flowers and adding depth to designs with special chalk techniques. In each lesson, she'll reveal more of her chalk illustration tips and tricks picked up from years of working with chalk.

BY THE END OF THIS CLASS, YOU’LL KNOW HOW TO:

  • Apply design principles to plan a balanced and cohesive illustration.
  • Sketch three multidimensional flowers that have texture and depth.
  • Add focal points and floral fillers to create a complete piece of chalk art.

Ready to get chalky? Enroll in our Intro To Chalk Illustration online class today! You can even pair it with Valerie’s first course, Intro To Chalk Lettering, to learn even more chalk art techniques.

Beginner
Skill Level
1 hour
25 mins
Duration
Materials

All you need to take this class are a few supplies and the 11-page course workbook created by Valerie.

SUPPLIES NEEDED TO TAKE THE CLASS:

THE CLASS WORKBOOK INCLUDES:

  • A Welcome Note From Valerie
  • A List of Supplies
  • The Final Project - Sketch
  • The Final Project - Final
  • Inspiration To Continue

Need an extra resource? Check out Valerie's book, The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering: Create and Develop Your Own Style, for more chalk lettering lessons and projects!

Intro To Chalk Illustration

Learn chalk illustration tips from chalk artist Valerie McKeehan.
Instructor: Valerie McKeehan
Skill Level: Beginner
$29.00
BUY NOW
  • Lessons
Now Playing

Teaser

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46 secs
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1. INTRODUCTION

Learn more about your instructor, Valerie, and what you’ll be learning in her class.
lock
Now Playing

2. SUPPLIES OVERVIEW

Valerie will go over the supplies you'll need to take her class. You'll also learn how to prep your chalkboard.
lock
Now Playing

3. THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

Learn how contrast and subtle elements are key to great chalk illustration design.
lock
Now Playing

4. ILLUSTRATING FLOWER 1: AN ANEMONE

Learn how to draw an anemone flower, which will be used in your final project later on.
lock
Now Playing

5. ILLUSTRATING FLOWER 2: A ROSE

Next, you'll learn how to draw a rose, which will also be used in your final project.
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Now Playing

6. GREENERY + LOOSE FLORALS

In this lesson, Valerie will show you how to draw leaves and greenery to use in your final project.
lock
Now Playing

7. PUTTING IT TOGETHER

Now that you know the basics of floral chalk illustration, Valerie will teach you how to map out a hand drawn piece.
lock
Now Playing

8. DRAWING THE FINAL PIECE

Time to put your skills to work by illustrating a beautiful floral illustration.
lock
Now Playing

9. CREATING BALANCE

Let's put in the final touches! In this lesson, Valerie will show you how to add filler to complete your design.
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Now Playing

10. FINAL REMARKS

You've learned the skills! Now, take the principles you've learned and apply it to all your illustration projects!
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