DRAW! An Introduction to Blender's Grease Pencil

Paul Caggegi

Learn the basics of Grease Pencil for FREE!

Welcome to DRAW! An introduction to get you started with Grease Pencil.

Blender's Grease Pencil is a powerful and versatile tool that enables you to bring your 2D sketches and drawings to life in a 3D environment. Whether you're a seasoned Blender user or completely new to this software, this course will take you on a journey through the intricacies of Grease Pencil, from the fundamentals to tips and tricks that will have you drawing like a professional.

Course Overview

Chapter 1

The Tools

Get familiar with the Grease Pencil toolbox, learn about the main features of a Grease Pencil Object, explore the tools and materials available to you, and create your first custom asset!

Begin Chapter One

Chapter 2


Grease Pencil Materials are unique to Grease Pencil Objects. In this chapter, you will get familiar with Materials and Color Attributes by creating a few of your own!

Begin Chapter Two

Chapter 3


What's an illustration without a good brush set? Learn about the default brushes already available to you, then learn how to modify and create your own.

Begin Chapter Three

Chapter 4

Modifiers & Effects

Enhance and push your projects further by adding cool modifiers and effects to your Grease Pencil Objects. Learn about the Lineart Modifier!

Begin Chapter Four

Chapter 5

Drawing in 3D Space

Let's not forget that everything you create in Grease Pencil still exists in a 3D environment. Things can get very messy very quickly, but there are some tools to help you make the most of working in an extra dimension.

Begin Chapter Five

Chapter 6


Learn the basics of how Grease Pencil handles animation by drawing and animating this lightning bolt.

Begin Chapter Six

Chapter 7


Lets put our skills to the test, and create an illustration using the assets we created, techniques we've learned, and tools we've mastered. Then learn how to composite and render a final image.

Begin Chapter Seven
Awarded upon completion:
100xp +
Course Curriculum
2 Reviews
  • Ewan Thorpe(ewanThorpe) ·

    First course i have taken with Paul and im impressed with the style of teaching and the indepth nature of this course. highly recommend it :)

  • Lewis Thorpe(DripInspector) ·

    DRAW provides a comprehensive and easy to follow overview of the grease pencil toolset. I would highly recommend this course if you have any interest in learning to use grease pencil to enhance your workflow or create illustrations. 

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