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Angharad Thompson Rees
2 months ago
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I absolutely adored Aveline and her wonderful course. By following her step by step guides I created art I never thought would be in my realm of possibility. It will change the way I look at light forever. Absolutely fantastic, full stars, and the highest of fives!
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Courtney Manning
2 months ago
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Finally! A tutorial that explains what "adding your details" means! Most videos I've seen are great until they get to the adding shading and lighting step - they just say "add them" which isn't helpful at all. She does a great job of explaining how to think about lighting and shadows.
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Elena Okuncov
2 months ago
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So well explained. It's great to learn something from someone who puts so much heart into their work. I learned so much about procreate even though i have been using it for 6 months. My difficulty was to use the colors correctly so that they harmonize. Now i know that you don't have to overdo it and just dare to venture out of your comfort zone. Thx.
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Soumyaa Trivedi
2 months ago
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I started with the procreate for the first time with this course. 1. It contains a lot of tips and tricks. 2. Erica is so engaging and yet very specific. 3. It helped me a lot as a beginner to understand procreate. Thankyou so much to Erica and the entire team of 21'Draws for this amazing course.
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Natacia
11 months ago
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Wooooow this course was so good! I honestly planned on skipping over some of the beginning videos because I use procreate all time time- but I'm glad I didn't because there were some things Erika uses in her workflow that I never considered using (like liquify). After the basics she goes through her entire illustration process and I really fell in love with the way she chooses gesture over lineart. Overall such a fun and great course. 10/10 recommend.
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Erica
8 months ago
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Being a self taught artist, I have found myself with considerable gaps in knowledge. This course was a wonderful way to fill those gaps. Each lesson had engaging assignments, thorough explanations, and great resources.
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sopa
3 months ago
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i absolutely loved this course!! Aveline is an amazing teacher, shes rlly helpful and clear, and inspiring!! i would totally recommend this course for anyone who wants to improve lighting/shading, style, or just get inspired!! 💕💕
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Jacqueline
3 months ago
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Oh my goodness. Randy is such an amazing instructor and such a humble person. Wow. I didn't know there was so much I could kow. Super amazing to hear his thoughts and learn from his explainations. Wow. Probably the best illustration course I've come accross so far (and I did a BA in illustration). Thank you ever so much. I would love to learn more from this teacher. Another draw along course perhaps? Fantastic.
Review of "Fundamentals of Character Design" course
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John Lindberg
3 months ago
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Really enjoyed the clean and organized presentation. Erika is very engaging and easy to listen to. The course is well structured and builds directly off of the previous lesson. Very well done. I will definitely be referencing this video with my own art.
Review of "Digital Drawing in Procreate for Beginners" course
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Maria Bordiuh
3 months ago
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Very nice class for beginners :)
Review of "Drawing a Female Character" course
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Emily Holmes
2 months ago
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Erika is great at explaining the “whys” and “how’s” of Instagram in a very clear and efficient way. It was quick and to the point with a lot of helpful examples. Overall great course, even with a lot of social media knowledge there was a lot to take away.
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Chris
1 year ago
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I loved the flow of this course. You start really simple with gesture and move from there. The only dislike was the music seemed overwhelming at first but calmed down throughout the course. I will continue to use this course.
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Paulo Cesar Salazar
10 months ago
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So far, the best and most clear online class I've seen regarding lighting on characters, I can't help but thank you for helping me make my designs look better!!!!
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Brian Epstein
2 years ago
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Although what made me put down my money was how much content was in the masterclass and seeing how much effort was put into making them, especially Character Design and Creature Design. I knew I was paying for quality.
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Caroline Wilson
2 years ago
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Superb course. Takes you from design brief to the finished piece. I particularly love the fact that it doesn't solely concentrate on drawing, but also goes into the breakdown over the decisions behind the creative process.
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Courtney
1 year ago
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Maria does a great job of explaining her process start to finish. Very easy to follow and directly translatable to multiple subjects.
Review of "How to Draw a Cartoon Character" course
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Danielle
1 year ago
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Professionally filmed and edited and quite easy to follow. I like that this tutorial is traditional-medium-friendly. Very helpful! My superhero came out looking pretty awesome!
Review of "Designing the Male Superhero" course
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Laticia
1 year ago
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I've watched the program 4 times now. I love it. From the voice, to the explanation it all worked well. If I have to pick anything to criticize, it would be I wish it was either a bit longer and really went in depth with the step by step (as someone new to digital drawing a workflow I can imitate till I find my way would be helpful) to help me build a base workflow as I get better in digital drawing. Overall though it was well worth what I spent. Thank you.
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Ana
1 year ago
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I love these classes. Finally I feel enough confidence for drawing the human figure correctly!! Yay!!
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Marq Mervin
1 year ago
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This course was very enjoyable! I'm new to Procreate, so it was nice to learn about the different brushes and techniques she used. We have a similar art style, but I really appreciate her words of encouragement and the use of reference. This is something I tell my students, but sometimes forget to do myself. Overall, I really loved this course!
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Dave
1 year ago
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Great instructions, clear explanations. My only critique is that sometimes his hand or arm would be in the way of things he just drew, or sometimes it would cut from his drawing to him talking. If, like me, you were following along and drawing, those moments made it tough to see a reference to the thing that you were trying to draw. Also, the music loop does get in your head a bit after a while. Overall, recommended. After following along with this, drawing cartoony super heroes feels easy!
Review of "Designing the Male Superhero" course
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Diana
9 months ago
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This was a great overall character design course. It really highlighted parts of character design which I hadn’t considered before. I’m excited to use the knowledge in future projects.
Review of "Fundamentals of Character Design" course
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Clare
1 year ago
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The pacing was perfect and it was very in depth and understandable. Highly recommend for both beginners and experienced artists looking to brush up on fundamentals.
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Jérôme Casavant
1 year ago
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I only took the character design course with Kenneth Anderson so far, but I truly enjoyed it. It answered a lot of questions I had about the process of creating a character from scratch. I'm looking foward to take other classes as well.
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Heather Leary
1 year ago
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Amazing Course! I was able to follow and understand her instructions. Loved how detailed Maria Lia Malandrino was with her instructions.
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Ronna
1 year ago
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Very clear for most of it! I got a little lost occasionally because I don’t use a lot of the masking and etc (YET) but I’m inspired to branch out a lot more in my techniques,
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Allen Tidmore
1 year ago
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Great teaching, and a great team who put these videos together! Excellent work!
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Amber
11 months ago
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Amazing video! Super helpful, I learned a lot about the different kinds of shadows and lighting!
Review of "Lighting + Shading: Make your Art Shine!" course
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shaecreate
10 months ago
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I absolutely love this course, it gives a lot of help to beginners and people who wants to use references. I learned a lot from this and I recommend this to anyone on any level!
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Kelly
10 months ago
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Erika does an excellent job explaining each step to her process and shows you exactly what to select in Procreate to recreate the things she is showing us. I still struggle with some of the finer things Procreate can do (layers, blending modes, and transformation tools) and I felt these were all covered well in the course.
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Abigail Spence
10 months ago
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I really liked the speaker's insight on the basics of character design. Coming from someone who has tried to teach themselves the fundamentals, it was nice to have it all spelled out so clearly and with examples. Getting to see the speaker's process was also super helpful!
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Maddie
10 months ago
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A really good course, especially for beginners, as Erika explains everything in procreate step by step. I'm using Procreate for some time already and I still learned some things. Because of this course my digital art improved much.
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Stefana Inczeffi Duma
10 months ago
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Kenneth has so much patience for explaining every little detail! It shows that he loves what he is doing. Thanks Kenneth!
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Stefana Inczeffi Duma
10 months ago
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I like Rodgon's involvement, patience and way of explaining the basics. His tips and tricks are useful too!
Review of "How to Bring Your Characters to Life" course
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Sara Gregorio Jordan
10 months ago
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It was very inspiring and helped me understand her complete painting process (which is just amazing). I will recommend it to everyone :D
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Maria
9 months ago
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This is one of the best videos on 21Draw. I have two favorites that I've found BEYOND helpful, and this is one of them. Such a great help to improving illustrations.
Review of "Lighting + Shading: Make your Art Shine!" course
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Lee
8 months ago
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An awesome course for anyone wanting to up their social media skills. Well structured, well presented, engaging and I didn't nearly fall a sleep like I do with other how-to social media courses.
Review of "Social Media for Artists" course
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Lukasz
10 months ago
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Very detailed and well explained process of making illustrations. Really the essence of what is needed to develop in such field. I realy enjoyed the course and like the way of explaining the whole process. Thank you for this course.
Review of "Character Driven Illustrations" course
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Peter Mukisa Amegovu
10 months ago
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I'm a college student doing animation, this is my first year and I really love the details, thinking process behind this course. I have learned so much about character design fundamentals in the few hours of this course than I ever have. I feel for anyone getting into the animation field, this course is a must-have. Take notes too! Really helpful!
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fal
9 months ago
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Erika is a great teacher, very relaxing to watch and listen to. She explains things really well in a positive and encouraging manner. If I had to change one thing, I'd love to see some improvements on the captioning as sometimes they covered up stuff on the slides, or weren't completely correct. Not enough to confuse the message, but enough to be a distraction. Overall, I feel I learned a lot from this course and look forward to the next one.
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