Experimental Drawing: Intermediate to Advanced

Winter 2018

Experimental Drawing: Intermediate to Advanced Level Artist

 

Class Start Date:  January 26, End Date:  March 23 (end date subject to change due to weather/snow)

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.

Remaining Schedule of Classes:

 

 March 2 – Crazy Wind Day

Class 6) March 9 – Figure Drawing, “Shadow Blocking” –

            vine and compressed charcoal on newsprint or white charcoal paper

Class 7) March 16 – Figure Drawing, “Two Figures, the Space Between”

white charcoal paper, compressed charcoal, kneaded erasers, vine charcoal

Class 8) March 23 – Figure Drawing, “Out of Comfort Drawing”

vine charcoal, erasers, colored drawing media and newsprint and drawing paper

Class 9) March 30 – Figure Drawing, “Diebenkorn Revisions” (make up class)

Vine charcoal, kneaded erasers, compressed charcoal and newsprint paper

FREE CLASS!!!  Class 9) Friday, March 30 – 12:00 – 3:30pm- lunch/critique (Bring food!) – Bring up to 5 paintings/drawings to be critiqued by the group (open to all) Critique begins at 1:00pm

 

Spring 2018

Experimental Drawing: Intermediate to Advanced Level Artist

Class Start Date:  April 20, End Date:  June 15

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.

Click HERE to Enroll 

 

Schedule of Classes, Spring 2018:

Class 1) April 20 – “Out of Focus Drawing”

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

Class 2) April 27 – “Take A Line for a Walk”

            Drawing Paper, pencils, erasers and drawing board

Class 3) May 4 – Sketching!  Expanding the Sketch from a Single Point

Pencils, erasers, sketch book

Class 4) May 11– Sketching! Blocking vs Line

            Pigma brush pen and sketch book

Class 5) May 18 – Figure Drawing, Gesture, simple proportions, short poses Part #1

            Vine charcoal, kneaded erasers and newsprint paper

Class 6) May 25 – Figure Drawing, Gesture, simple proportions, short poses Part #2

            Vine charcoal, kneaded erasers and newsprint paper

Class 7) June 1 – Figure Drawing, “Shadow Blocking”

            Pigma brush pen on white drawing paper

Class 8) June 8 – “White Conte on Black Paper”

            white conte crayon, black pastel paper, erasers

Class 9) June 15 – Figure Drawing, “Two Figures, the Space Between”

white charcoal paper, compressed charcoal, kneaded erasers, vine charcoal

FREE CLASS!!!  Class 9) Friday, June 15 – 12:00 – 3:30pm- lunch/critique (Bring food!) – Bring up to 5 paintings/drawings to be critiqued by the group (open to all) Critique begins at 1:00pm

 

Please note that there is a class model fee of $25 per person for the class (5 models, five days) please make the check (or cash) out to Jordan BrunsThere are minimal 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

18×24 (or comparable) Drawing Paper pad

Large Sketchbook

Pencils – 6H, 4H, 2H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B

Vine or Willow (soft) charcoal

2 “Pigma brush pens” BR

White conte crayon

Extra Large kneaded eraser

White Plastic Eraser

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

Acid Free Artist Tape

 

 

For Sale in class:

White/Black/Colored, “Mi Tintes” Pastel Paper         $3.00

Pigma brush pens                                                           $2.00