Learn How to Draw Anything With Simple Shapes

Unlock Your Creativity and Bring Your Stories to Life


  • How to Draw with Basic Shapes (So Simple that Everyone Can Do It!)
  • Understand How to Stylize
  • Construct Figures & Animals
  • 1 Point and 2 Point Perspective Made Easy
  • Start Telling Stories Visually


Arree Chung is an author/illustrator and the founder of Storyteller Academy. Arree's Ninja! series has received starred reviews from Kirkus and School Library Journal. Kirkus also gave a starred review to Mixed, which recently won the FCGB award.

Today Arree lives a creative life, making stories for children. Arree spends most of his time making picture books, writing middle grade novels, and sharing his love for art, design, and storytelling with kids and dreamers everywhere.

Arree Chung

Author/Illustrator & Founder of Storyteller Academy

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Course Details

Welcome to Drawing Bootcamp

Lesson 1: Drawing Is Understanding
Lesson 2: Drawing Is a Technical Skill and a Craft
Lesson 3: Drawing & the Brain
Lesson 4: Steps to Good Drawing

Module 1:
Drawing Concepts

Lesson 1: Drawing & Style
Lesson 2: Drawing Concepts
Lesson 3: Line Drawing Concepts
Lesson 4: The Shapes of Things & Designing Shapes

Module 2:
Graphic Design & Construction with Shapes

Lesson 1: Graphic Design, Shapes & Symbols
Lesson 2: How to Design Shapes
Lesson 3: How to Simplify & Construct with Basic Shapes

Module 3:
Drawing Animals

Lesson 1: Drawing the Mental Model for Animals
Lesson 2: Gesture & the Skeletal Structure of Animals
Lesson 3: Designing Animals & Characters

Module 4:
Drawing Figures

Lesson 1: How to Draw Figures
Lesson 2: Figure Drawing Concepts
Lesson 3: Characters Found in Children
Lesson 4: Advanced - Inventing Characters & Flat Perspective

Module 5:
1 Point Perspective

Lesson 1: The Eye-Line
Lesson 2: How to Draw 1 Point Perspective

Module 6:
2 Point Perspective

Lesson 1: How to Draw 2 Point Perspective
Lesson 2: 2 Point Perspective Case Studies
Lesson 3: Drawing Objects & Plotting Shadows

Mental Model Library

Build your drawing skills and muscle memory with these short and easy to follow, step-by-step videos. There are over 40 two-minute tutorials to help you build your drawing skills.

Everyone Has a Story to Tell

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Hear from Brian Song

Hear from Grace Nall

Hear from Ann Gronvold

Who Should Take This Class?

Beginner Illustrators

If you are just starting to learn how to draw, this class will give you a solid foundation.

Intermediate Illustrators

If you're experienced in drawing but want to deepen your understanding and learn to draw out of your head, this class is for you!


If you've always wanted to learn how to draw or want to become more creative, learning how to draw with simple shapes is a great place to start!

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, you can take the techniques learned in the class and apply them to the iPad. There is also a bonus training that will cover how to draw with Procreate on the iPad. In fact, I use Procreate on the iPad for our daily drawing exercises.

You don't need to be tech savvy for the class. I actually recommend drawing in a sketchbook first. The only tech skill you'll need is the ability to surf the web. We use www.zoom.us for our workshop meetings. You can easily join meetings with a click of a button.

Absolutely! In Drawing Bootcamp, you'll learn how draw anything with simple shapes. I'll show you how to build mental models so that you can improve your drawings and invent out of your head. This is the perfect class for a beginner because you'll start with a strong foundation for drawing and inventing.

We've had lots of students take this class, even though they've been through art school. They remark that they wished they'd learned these drawing skills in art school.

If you are struggling to draw what you see, or if you wish to invent out of your head, Drawing Bootcamp will help. You'll learn how to see the world in simple shapes and learn how to invent using the mental models you'll build in the course.

Yes. Through building mental models for a variety of animals and figures, you'll be equipped to invent characters for stories. We also cover perspective and style, so you'll be able to draw characters in space and stylize.

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