Mark Kistler's Imagination Station | Season 1

(21 Episodes)

Amazon Prime 

 

Emmy-award winning PBS TV personality Mark Kistler, Robert Neustadt Productions and Video Workbench Productions are all working together to bring "Mark Kistler's Imagination Station" television series to Amazon Prime and Amazon V.O.D.

 

Learn to draw dragons, spaceships, koala bears, castles, mermaids, sharks and more with high-energy author/cartoonist/Emmy-winner Mark Kistler. Previously known as Commander Mark on the hit 1980’s Public Television Series “The Secret City”, he continues his lifelong mission to teach the world to draw in 3D. Mark has written many books and recorded hundreds of hours of award-winning children’s programming, all designed to unleash our infinite potential and imaginations. 

Below are three promotional videos along with a synopsis of each season one episode and a link to take you to Amazon Prime & Amazon V.O.D. to watch and be inspired to draw in 3D. Dream it, Draw it and Do it!

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1. Koala Family & Cockatoo

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Draw the furry Koala family from Australia and then take flight while sketching a colorful Cockatoo. Mark explains how to create the 3D illusion on the 2D page. He begins with light blue lines and finishes with dark lined, fully shaded awesome 3D pictures! The Master's Gallery exhibits a still life painting from Paul Cezanne'. Learn to say "hello" in Mandarin (Chinese).

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 27 minutes

AMAZON Prime: FREE | AMAZON V.O.D.: episode HD $0.99 | Series HD: $23.76

2. Space Hamsters & Hamster Planet

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Mr. Mark draws the ever huggable Space Hamsters and then draws their home on Hamster Planet. Mr. Mark begins with light blue lines, encouraging you to begin with "whisper" light pencil lines. Texture, shading and overlapping are the magical Renaissance Words that will make your hamsters pop off the page. Learn about the art of Alexej von Jawlensky.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 25 minutes

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3. Marshmallow Mania & Marshmallow Family

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Monday, November 20, 2017

Marshmallow Mania is sweeping the world as you learn how to draw the Marshmallow Family. Begin your drawing with a light pencil line, then define with a dark pencil line. Just watch Mark, it's easy. Horizon, bonus, and placement are today's Renaissance words. The Masters Gallery features Georges Suerat, and we learn how to say hello in Arabic.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 25 minutes

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4. Eccentric Eel & The Royal Scroll

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Monday, November 20, 2017

Learn how to draw a toothy eel swimming out of a cool cave. Then draw a majestic scroll - handy for all your celebrations. Former Disney artist, Tim Decker, is our guest artist, and we explore the art of Henry de Toulouse-Lautrec.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 27 minutes

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5. Ninja Eggs & Wormy Worm

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Who lurks behind those shells? The Ninja Eggs leap into action and that's no yolk. Also, draw a friendly worm and say "hello" in Japanese. Auguste Renoir graces our Masters Gallery. After sketching in light pencil, don't forget to trace the lines with a darker pencil.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 27 minutes

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6. Pterrific Pterodactyl & Terra Nest

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Shalom means peace, hello & goodbye. Learn to draw a dinosaur-age bird & watch the "scribble off" with former Simpsons & Disney animator, Tim Decker. Warhol is in our Masters Gallery. After sketching in light pencil, don't forget to trace the lines with a darker pencil.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 27 minutes

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7. Koala The Kid & The Frilled Lizard

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Say "Hello" in Italian & travel to Australia to draw the cutest critters on the planet, Koalas. Draw a not-so cute frilled lizard too. After sketching in light pencil don't forget to trace the lines with a darker pencil.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 25 minutes

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8. Dino Baby & Dino Bum

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Draw the biggest, baddest creatures ever to have roamed earth. Dinosaurs take center stage along with Vincent van Gogh. Start drawing with a light pencil line, then define it with a darker line. Also, learn to say hello in Hungarian.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 26 minutes

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9. Termite Tables & Extreme Towers

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Conquer 3D frontiers by drawing termite tables and tall towers. Start drawing with a light pencil line, then define it with a darker line. Former Disney and Simpsons animator, Tim Decker, teaches us to draw a hairy Yak.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 27 minutes

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10. Vulture Scribble-Off & Bobo Bird

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Fast & furious fun when Mark and former Disney and Simpsons animator, Tim Decker, race to draw a vulture. Learn to play "scribble-off." Georgia O'Keefe is featured. Start drawing with a light pencil, then define it with a darker line.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 27 minutes

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11. Phred D. Phish & Jellyfish

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Dive into the ocean and learn to draw Phred D. Phish and a friendly Jellyfish. Say hello in Russian and explore the work of Henri Matisse. Begin your drawing with a light pencil line, then define with a dark pencil line.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 25 minutes

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12. Calamity Clam & Daring Dolphin

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Thursday, December 21, 2017

If you can't swim with the dolphins, learn to draw them. Mark dives even deeper to sketch a giant clam. Use your pencil as a NASA "imagination shuttle." Begin your drawing with a light pencil line, then define it with a dark pencil line.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 27 minutes

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13. More Termite Troubles

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Termites are pests, but make a fun and funky drawing. Learn one of Mark's top tips, the "angle box," which will help your drawings pop off the page. Begin your drawing with a light pencil line, then define it with a dark pencil line.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 27 minutes

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14. Dragon Days, Grog the Grouper & Coral Tubes

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Monday, January 01, 2018

Learn to draw a friendly dragon and then a gregarious grouper (fish) and colorful coral tubes. Sample the work of Claude Monet and learn the magic of shading and overlapping. Be sure to sketch lightly with a pencil before drawing in the dark lines.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 27 minutes

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15. Sammy Sea Turtle & The Mermaid

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Monday, January 01, 2018

Dive into the ocean with Mark. This emmy winning show features drawing Sammy the Sea Turtle and the Mermaid. Learn Mark's angle box, texture and shading to make you drawings pop off the page. Explore a painting by Mary Cassat. Be sure to sketch lightly with a pencil before drawing in the dark lines.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 27 minutes

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16. Chummy Mummy & Pyramids

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Monday, January 01, 2018

Journey back to ancient Egypt, and learn to draw the great pyramids and your new friend, "The Chummy Mummy." Former Simpson's animator, Tim Decker, challenges Mark to a "scribble-off." The words contour lines and horizon will give your drawings depth. Be sure to sketch lightly with a pencil before drawing in the dark lines.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 27 minutes

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17. Great Eggs-spedition, Hamster Hwy & Dino Canyon

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Mark explains the illusion of depth and teaches four important Renaissance words: contour, horizon, size and shading. We also travel to the Masters Gallery and take in the art of Edgar Degas. Be sure to sketch lightly with a pencil before drawing in the dark lines.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 27 minutes

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18. King's Trumpet & The Snid

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The King's Trumpet and the Snid will be some of the most fun you can have while drawing with Mark. Art from Pablo Picasso is featured in the Masters Gallery. Practice, positive mental attitude, shadow, shading and placement are the featured Renaissance words. Be sure to sketch lightly with a pencil before drawing in the dark lines.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 25 minutes

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19. Fantastic Flags, Queen's Tulip & The Rose

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Mark gets a little fancy (but not too much) showing you how to draw fantastic flags, Queen's tulip and a rose. The inspiring art of Elizabeth Catlett is featured in the Masters Gallery. Be sure to sketch lightly with a pencil before drawing in the dark lines.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 27 minutes

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20. Doors of Opportunity & Art Shark

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Monday, January 22, 2018

Mark opens the many Doors of Opportunity and dives deep into the Art Shark with a special guest artist. Practice and bonus are the Renaissance Words to study with your yay-work. The Masters Gallery blasts off with the Rocket by Middleton Manigault. Be sure to sketch lightly with a pencil before drawing in the dark lines.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 27 minutes

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21. T-Rexina & Bronto Mama

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Monday, January 22, 2018

Learn to say hello in Vietnamese. Then get ready to draw some prehistoric dinos with T-Rexina and Bronto Mama. Clean-up with the Suds Monster and take a walk in the Masters Gallery with Thomas Cleveland's Eye of the Tiger. Mark explains overlapping, shading, texture, contour lines and foreshortening. Be sure to sketch lightly with a pencil before drawing in the dark lines.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 27 minutes

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22. Plumbing Planet for a Polar Bear

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Monday, January 22, 2018

Mark gets down and dirty with the plumbing planet. Former Simpsons and Disney animator Tim Decker joins in on the fun as he demonstrates how to draw a cartoon Polar Bear. Shading and contour lines are the Renaissance Words. Be sure to sketch lightly with a pencil before drawing in the dark lines.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 27 minutes

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23. Twinkie Skateboard Park, Towers of Talent & The Letter "T"

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Get radical with Mark as we skate using our pencil power on the Twinkie Skateboard Park. We also travel to the Towers of Talent and draw out the letter "T". The Renaissance Words to study are: size, two point perspective and shading. Eight Bells by Winslow Homer is highlighted in the Masters Gallery. Be sure to sketch lightly with a pencil before drawing in the dark lines.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 27 minutes

AMAZON Prime: FREE | AMAZON V.O.D.: episode HD $0.99 | Series HD: $23.76

24. Bob Du Lac, Lily & Bob's Mountains

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Learn to say hello in Swedish. Mark begins with Bob Du Lac then travels to the Lily & Bob's Mountains. Guest artist Katie Sheldon get's in on the fun. We travel to the masters Gallery to get inspired by the beauty of a Roman helmet. Foreshortening, texture, shadow and 1-point perspective are the special Renaissance words. Be sure to sketch lightly with a pencil before drawing in the dark lines.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 27 minutes

AMAZON Prime: FREE | AMAZON V.O.D.: episode HD $0.99 | Series HD: $23.76

25. Twisting Tornadoes of Talent & More Space Hamsters

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Thursday, February 01, 2018

Mark starts off with the Twisting Tornadoes of Talent and we get another visit from the Space Hamsters. Contour lines, shadow and foreshortening are the Renaissance words to remember and study with your yay-work. Former "Simpsons" & Disney Animator Tim Decker stops by and draws a wiener dog. Be sure to sketch lightly with a pencil before drawing in the dark lines.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 27 minutes

AMAZON Prime: FREE | AMAZON V.O.D.: episode HD $0.99 | Series HD: $23.76

26. Phinned Phish & Octopus

Instructed by Mark Kistler

Thursday, February 01, 2018

Learn to say hello in Hindi and dive deep down in the ocean with Mark to draw the Phinned Phish and the Octopus. We visit the Masters Gallery to look at Asher Durand's breathtaking Alpine View painting. Mark explains the Renaissance words; bonus and foreshortening. Be sure to sketch lightly with a pencil before drawing in the dark lines.

Language: English | CC | Runtime: 27 minutes

AMAZON Prime: FREE | AMAZON V.O.D.: episode HD $0.99 | Series HD: $23.76

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