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Sketch Barcelona

WITH IAN FENNELLY

Join Ian Fennelly on an awe-inspiring adventure as he teaches you his methods and style for sketching the architectural masterpieces of Barcelona!

E 62 Lessons    4 Workshops  9 6 Bonus Quick Sketching Classes

COURSE DETAILS

There are few cities, if any, that can match Barcelona for its architecture, its creativity, and its artistic influence on the world. After all, this is a city that gave us Picasso, Miró, Gaudi, and many other remarkable artists and painters.

In this phenomenal new online course, filmed in the heart of Barcelona, Ian Fennelly takes us on a breathtaking sketching journey, while sharing his finest lessons for capturing the extraordinary architecture, iconic structures, and undeniable charm of this enchanting Spanish city.

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ARCHITECTURAL MASTERCLASS

From Gaudi masterpieces with quirky facades, dramatic spires, and sculpted details, through to famous Gothic structures and Spanish Colonial buildings, you'll discover how to sketch a range of architectural treasures in this brilliant, new, step-by-step course from Ian Fennelly.

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MASTERY

But Sketch Barcelona is not just a masterclass in drawing iconic architecture, it's also a deep learning journey into the world of , Ian Fennelly-style.

You're about to experience some of Ian's most intimate teachings for how he chooses, blends, and applies the s that make his work so vivid, rich, and instantly recognizable. You'll discover the thought process behind the s he selects. You learn the tricks for painting more loosely and freely. And you'll uncover the subtle nuances of that transform an average sketch into a world-class piece of art.

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 4 WORKSHOPS

62 lessons make up 4 captivating online workshops that have been professionally filmed on location in the magnificent city of Barcelona.

Ian breaks down his entire process into layer upon layer of easy-to-follow steps that develop your skills as you work through the course.

Here's a quick overview of what's included in each of the four comprehensive workshops:

Workshop #1:

Sketch Barcelona Cathedral

BARCELONA CATHEDRAL

In this first exciting workshop, you’ll learn how to capture this stunning building in the heart of Barcelona. First Ian will teach you how to sketch a loose outline, capturing basic shape, scale, and composition.  Watch as Ian breaks down the next steps helping you to create an outline using fine liner. Using a limited range of 5-6 s you will learn how to add beautiful to your sketch helping to create a sense of framing, space and feeling. You will then finish off by learning how to add that all important detail.

Workshop #2:

SKETCH PLACA DE SANT FELIP NERI

PLACA DE SANT FELIP NERI

In workshop 2, you’ll be working with Ian to draw a more unknown part of Barcelona, off the beaten path. Learn how to draw the façade of this lovely church and courtyard with two trees. Learn how to tell the story and feeling of this location whilst learning how to challenge yourself when working with a sweeping extended building. You’ll learn how to choose a specific composition while creating depth using two trees an anchor points for the structure of your sketch.

Workshop #3:

Sketch Bishop's Bridge

BISHOP'S BRIDGE

In workshop 3, we head to Barcelona’s gothic quarter to focus on stunning marble and intricate details. In this busy area, Ian shows you how to feel inspired by the energy and atmosphere of a location.

This is a strong scene in terms of perspective, so watch, listen and learn as Ian shows you how to find your vanishing points, work outwards and add depth.

You’ll discover how Ian choose the s from a specific device to bring this sketch to life.

Ian will then teach you how to draw amazing details, from cobbled streets, to gargoyles, to gothic lamps. And you’ll learn when to stop adding detail so that you don’t overdo your picture!

Workshop #4:

Sketch La SAGRADA FAMILIA

LA SAGRADA FAMILIA

In Workshop 4, you’ll be marvelling at this Gaudi masterpiece from the nearby park. Learn how to draw these dramatic gothic spires, stylised forms, and sculptural details.

This workshop heavily features on adding urban details, Ian will teach you how to first create a mock-up sketch, helping you break up space, get context within the location, ensuring to add the urban details such as trees and cranes, helping to frame this spectacular scene.

Discover how to evolve your process, play with , and use this as a structure for detail.

But that's not all...

Buy the Sketch Barcelona course during this special launch period And You'll Get TWO Incredible FREE Bonuses Worth 

FREE BONUS 1:

6 Quick Sketching classes!

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Sometimes you won't have the luxury of spending hours on location. That's why we have added this special series of classes that reveal Ian Fennelly's 3-stage process for producing impressive sketches, in as little as 5 minutes!

Using only fineliners and brush pens, you'll discover how to quickly simplify any subject or scene in front of you. You'll learn which shapes to draw in a quick sketch. And you'll know the details to leave out, while still capturing the essence of what you can see.

Click the tabs below for an overview of this bonus quick sketching series:

Workshop #1

BARCELONA CATHEDRAL

In this first exciting workshop, you’ll learn how to capture this stunning building in the heart of Barcelona. First Ian will teach you how to sketch a loose outline, capturing basic shape, scale, and composition.  Watch as Ian breaks down the next steps helping you to create an outline using fine liner. Using a limited range of 5-6 colours you will learn how to add beautiful colour to your sketch helping to create a sense of framing, space and feeling. You will then finish off by learning how to add that all important detail.

Class #1

SPANISH ALLEY QUICK SKETCH

In the first quick sketching class you'll discover how to create this charming, perspective-rich alleyway sketch in just 5-minutes.

And this is as much about the marks you put on your page, as it is about what you leave off it that makes it so effective.

Class #2

PLACA DE LA PUNTUAL QUICK SKETCH

In the second Quick Sketching class, you will be focusing on a 30-minute sketch black and white sketch that will be broken down into 3 parts.

This workshop focuses heavily on creating big shapes, adding lots of tonal value, helping to create of a sense of dimension.

Learn to draw across two pages, helping you to loosen up, let go and capture these locations in a quick and fun way!

This scene is packed full of some wonderful details, such as statues, a deep alleyway with balconies, gothic lamps and more!

Class #3

CASA BATTLO QUICK SKETCH

In Quick Sketching class 3, you'll warm up your skills with this 30-minute sketch. You’ll be sketching this truly iconic Gaudi building. You’ll be focusing on front elevation whilst learning how to add these stunning organic architectural features into your quick sketch.

The focus of this workshop is very much on how to place and correctly scale all the different elements on your page. And it all begins with capturing the outline, scale, and the strong sense of organic features of Casa Batllo.

This building is filled with lots of fascinating windows, watch as Ian teaches you how to add these details in a quick sketch, how to add tone quickly using brush pens and using blacks to add solidity to the shapes and fine liners to add detail.

Class #4

LA SAGRADA FAMILIA QUICK SKETCH

In Quick Sketching class 4, you'll be staying at this wonderful location. Because a building as iconic as this one certainty needs a bit more focus.

Find out how to look at the scene in a new way by completing a quick sketch. Learn how to capture this building in just 30 minutes by focusing on capturing the essence of this building, while leaving out the unnecessary detail.

Class #5

CASA MILA QUICK SKETCH

In Quick Sketching class 5, we’re heading to Casa Mila. Learn how to capture these wonderful organic wavy shapes. Learn how to draw the outline over two pages, using loose lines to create curves. Learn how to use brush pens to mark shapes quickly, add tonal value and use a range of different pens to create that wonderful scrolly detail. Ian will teach you his tricks, such as how to repeat patterns to add detail when sketching quickly.

Class #6

BARCELONA BIKE QUICK SKETCH

No matter where you are in the world, sometimes you see something you've just gotta draw! In this final quick sketching class, Ian spotted this classic Spanish moped and he just had to stop and draw it!

So, in class 6, you will be drawing this urban motorcycle in just 5 minutes. You'll use brush pens to quickly add tone and outlines to produce a lovely, effective quick sketch.

SPANISH ALLEY QUICK SKETCH

In the first quick sketching class you'll discover how to create this charming, perspective-rich alleyway sketch in just 5-minutes.

And this is as much about the marks you put on your page, as it is about what you leave off it that makes it so effective.

PLACA DE LA PUNTUAL QUICK SKETCH

In the second Quick Sketching class, you will be focusing on a 30-minute sketch black and white sketch that will be broken down into 3 parts.

This workshop focuses heavily on creating big shapes, adding lots of tonal value, helping to create of a sense of dimension.

Learn to draw across two pages, helping you to loosen up, let go and capture these locations in a quick and fun way!

This scene is packed full of some wonderful details, such as statues, a deep alleyway with balconies, gothic lamps and more!

CASA BATTLO QUICK SKETCH

In Quick Sketching class 3, you'll warm up your skills with this 30-minute sketch. You’ll be sketching this truly iconic Gaudi building. You’ll be focusing on front elevation whilst learning how to add these stunning organic architectural features into your quick sketch.

The focus of this workshop is very much on how to place and correctly scale all the different elements on your page. And it all begins with capturing the outline, scale, and the strong sense of organic features of Casa Batllo.

This building is filled with lots of fascinating windows, watch as Ian teaches you how to add these details in a quick sketch, how to add tone quickly using brush pens and using blacks to add solidity to the shapes and fine liners to add detail.

Click all 3 tabs above to discover what's included in each class.

LA SAGRADA FAMILIA QUICK SKETCH

In Quick Sketching class 4, you'll be staying at this wonderful location. Because a building as iconic as this one certainty needs a bit more focus.

Find out how to look at the scene in a new way by completing a quick sketch. Learn how to capture this building in just 30 minutes by focusing on capturing the essence of this building, while leaving out the unnecessary detail.

CASA MILA QUICK SKETCH

In Quick Sketching class 5, we’re heading to Casa Mila. Learn how to capture these wonderful organic wavy shapes. Learn how to draw the outline over two pages, using loose lines to create curves. Learn how to use brush pens to mark shapes quickly, add tonal value and use a range of different pens to create that wonderful scrolly detail. Ian will teach you his tricks, such as how to repeat patterns to add detail when sketching quickly.

BARCELONA BIKE QUICK SKETCH

No matter where you are in the world, sometimes you see something you've just gotta draw! In this final quick sketching class, Ian spotted this classic Spanish moped and he just had to stop and draw it!

So, in class 6, you will be drawing this urban motorcycle in just 5 minutes. You'll use brush pens to quickly add tone and outlines to produce a lovely, effective quick sketch.

Click all 3 tabs above to discover what's included in each class.

FREE BONUS 2:

Urban Sketchers Feedback Gallery

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Sign up for this course and you'll gain access to our private, thriving online feedback gallery.

This is where you can share your work and receive direct feedback from fellow sketchers who are all at different stages of development - from complete beginners to established artists.

There's no better way to learn and build your confidence and skills than to get positive, constructive feedback from supportive, like-minded sketchers!

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ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Ian Fennelly has built an extraordinary reputation as one of the world’s finest urban sketchers and most sought-after teachers.

Ian's distinct style of on-location art, engaging teaching methods and all-round creativity has earned him a passionate global following.

In Sketch Barcelona, Ian peels back the curtain and reveals his layer-by-layer methodology for sketching your own phenomenal urban art that captures the energy, culture, and beauty of captivating places, like Barcelona.

 DON'T MISS SKETCH BARCELONA!

Sketching magnificent architecture in the midst of a buzzing and culturally-rich city, like Barcelona, is the pinnacle of urban sketching.

In this Sketch Barcelona online course, you'll get to experience the hustle and bustle, the sights, the sounds, and the energy of this amazing city - all from the comfort of home.

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And with a world-class artist and teacher at your side to guide you, inspire you, and share his most valuable sketching teachings, step-by-step, it doesn't get much better than this.

Sketch Barcelona is an enthralling and hugely entertaining sketching journey that will captivate your imagination, ignite your senses, and take your skills to ever greater heights.

Hit the buy button below and join Ian on this incredible urban sketching adventure today.

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4 Sketch Barcelona Online Workshops 
✔ BONUS 1: 6 Quick Sketching Classes ( Value)
✔ BONUS 2: Free Access to our Urban Sketchers Feedback Gallery ( Value)
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