What is We Will Draw?

We are all excited here at the RTÉ Home School Hub as Will Sliney joins the múinteoirí from Easter Monday at 11am on RTÉ2.

He will teach you all some tips and tricks on how to draw amazing characters and how to tell stories through your art. 

There will also be fun stuff and resources available right here at rte.ie/learn.

Who is Will? How did he get into drawing? What is he going to teach us? You can learn all this and more here with this short introduction video.

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Lesson 1 - Getting Started with Simple Shapes

In today's episode with Will we learnt all about Fiadh.

Will has more detail on how you can draw Fiadh through the use of simple shapes in this easy to follow activity sheet. Download today's activity sheet here:

Don’t forget you can send your brilliant drawings to #wewilldraw & #RteHomeSchool.

You can also watch today’s lesson with Will again here: 

Lesson 2 - Storytelling & Drawing Tadgh's Cool Costume

In today's episode with Will we learnt all about storytelling and how to draw Tadgh's cool costume.

Will has more detail on how to draw Tadgh through the use of simple shapes in this easy to follow activity sheet. Download today's activity sheet here: 

Don't forget you can send your brilliant drawings to #wewilldraw & #RteHomeSchool.

You can also watch today’s lesson with Will again here:

Lesson 3 - Scale and size

In today's episode with Will, we learn all about scale and size and how to draw dinosaurs... big and small ones. 

Will has more detail on how to draw dinosaurs in this easy to follow activity sheet. Download today's activity sheet here: 

Don't forget you can send your brilliant drawings to #wewilldraw & #RteHomeSchool.

You can also watch today's lesson with Will again here:

Lesson 4 - Foreground and background

All good Vikings need a ship, right! In today's episode with Will we learn how to draw a viking ship for Tadgh and Fiadh and how artists work with foreground and background objects.

Will has more detail on how to draw viking ships in this easy to follow activity sheet. Download today's activity sheet here: 

Don't forget you can send your brilliant drawings to #wewilldraw & #RteHomeSchool.

You can also watch today's lesson with Will again here:

Lesson 5 - Make 2D objects look 3D

We're all lucky it is such a sunny day today because in today's episode with Will he will show us some secret pro tricks to make 2D objects look 3D on a page with the use of light and shade.

Will has more detail in this easy to follow activity sheet. Download today's activity sheet here 

Don't forget you can send your brilliant drawings to #wewilldraw & #RteHomeSchool.

You can also watch today's lesson with Will again here:

Challenge - Draw your own short comic strip

You might know by now that Will draws Spider-Man and Star Wars for Marvel comics. Well now it's your turn!

His challenge for you is he wants you to create your own short comic using this blank comic strip he has created especially for us at the RTÉ Home School Hub.

'Once upon a time, in a galaxy far far away, there was a superhero Múinteoir....' 

Download the activity sheet here and get creating:

And remember we cannot wait to see your super comic creations here at the RTÉ Home School Hub, just make sure and send them to #WeWillDraw & #RTÉHomeSchool.

Lesson 6 - Expressions

We are all delighted at the Home School Hub to welcome Múinteoir Will back! 

This week Will shows us how to make secret island hideaways for Tadhg & Fiadh and we start to tell our story.

Also a new warrior Niamh joins them on their adventures along with a top secret special guest appearance... pencils ready, let's draw...

Don't forget you can send your brilliant drawings to #wewilldraw & #RteHomeSchool.

You can also watch today's lesson with Will again here:

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Lesson 7 - Character Movement

Today Will shows us how to make our characters come alive on the page through movement.

Don't forget you can send your brilliant drawings to #wewilldraw & #RteHomeSchool.

You can also watch today's lesson with Will again here:

Lesson 8 - Creating A New Character

Back in episode 5 Will stumbled across a new character called 'Ogham'. Well today we look at Ogham in more detail and learn how to draw new characters.

Don't forget you can send your brilliant drawings to #wewilldraw & #RteHomeSchool.

Lesson 9 - Drawing A Skellig Hideaway

Fiadh and Tadhg are given a new location for their HQ. Today we learn how to draw their Skellig hideaway, puffins, and baddies. Pencils ready, let's draw!

Don't forget you can send your brilliant drawings to #wewilldraw & #RteHomeSchool.

You can also watch today's lesson with Will again here:

Lesson 10 - Fan Art Special

A new warrior Niamh enters our adventure to join forces with Tadgh and Fiadh. Today Will shows us all how to draw Niamh, the latest addition to the clan, who was created by Sarah one of our own Home School Hubbers!

So keep your art coming in and who knows your warrior may be next to join the clan.

Don't forget you can send your brilliant drawings to #wewilldraw & #RteHomeSchool.

You can also watch today's lesson with Will again here:

Lesson 11 - Presidential Special

Today Will draws a special commission of President Higgins for us all to enjoy.

Don't forget you can send your brilliant drawings to #wewilldraw & #RteHomeSchool.

You can also watch today's lesson with Will again here: