Experimental Drawing: Intermediate to Advanced

Summer 2017

Experimental Drawing: Intermediate to Advanced Level Artist

 

Class Start Date: June 23, End Date: August 25

Days: Fridays,   Time: 9:30 -12:00pm

This course emphasizes the artistic importance of drawing.  We’ll explore a range of drawing methods: both traditional and nontraditional techniques.  We’ll focus on increasing visual sensitivity, cultivating technical skills, and understanding the steps of building a drawing. $20 model fee paid in class. For students under the age of 18, you and your parent/guardian must obtain instructor permission prior to enrollment in this class. Minimum age 16.

Schedule of Classes:

Class 1) June 23 – “Out of Focus Drawing”

White charcoal or newsprint paper, kneaded erasers, and vine charcoal

Class 2) June 30 – Mixed Media Still Life

            BFK paper, mixing water based and dry media

Class 3) July 7 – Mixed Media Still Life

            BFK paper, mixing water based and dry media

Class 4) July 14 – Mixed Media Still Life

            BFK paper, mixing water based and dry media

Class 5) July 21 – Figure Drawing, Gesture, simple proportions, short poses

            Vine charcoal, kneaded erasers and newsprint paper

Class 6) July 28 – Figure Drawing, Working the Charcoal Ground

            Vine/willow charcoal, compressed charcoal, kneaded and plastic erasers

No Class August 4

Class 7) August 11 – Figure Drawing, “Black Conte White Paper” (after Seurat)

            Black conte crayon and Mi Tintes pastel paper

Class 8) August 18 – Figure Drawing, “White Conte on Black Paper”

            white conte and Mi Tintes pastel paper

Class 9) August 25 – Figure Drawing, “Colored Conte on Colored Paper”

            Bistre and Sanguine conte on Mi Tintes pastel paper

 

Please note that there is a class model fee of $20 per person for the class (5 models, five days) please make the check (or cash) out to Jordan BrunsThere are also paper costs that are for specific exercises but feel free to bring your own paper as long as it matches what we’re using in class.  I buy in bulk so can sell it at cost.  I do paper costs as needed in case you miss class.

 


Class Supplies:

14 X 17 (or similar size) Newsprint Paper pad

14 X 17 (or similar size) White Drawing Paper Pad

Vine or Willow (soft) charcoal

Black, White, Bistre and Sanguine conte crayons (comes in pack called “matchbox”)

2 Extra Large kneaded eraser

White Plastic Eraser

Drawing board large enough for 18×24” paper (optional)

Pencils 6H, 4H, 2H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B

Pencil Sharpener

Black ink (india or sumi ink)

Watercolor brushes, 1” flat and other assorted brushes

Watercolor palette

Water container

Artist Tape

Paper towels

 

Other Optional Mediums for Mixed Media Still Life

Black India ink and round watercolor brush

Non ball point pens, “micron” or calligraphy pens

Pastel

Watercolor

Acrylic Inks

Colored Pencils

Oil sticks or oil pastels

Nu-pastel

 

For Sale:

BFK Rives 22×30”, print makers paper $5.00

White/Black  Mi Tintes Pastel Paper $3.00