Basic Principles of Drawing: No Experience to Beginner

Drawing is the foundation to all art forms and this class is a great place to start! Our class will work in a variety of drawing mediums while focusing on principles of drawing such as sighting and measuring, composition, and value. We’ll use our time to draw from still life and life model. There is a $10 model fee paid in class.

Fall Class Start Date:  September 23, End Date: November 18

Winter Class Start Date:  January 13, End Date:  March 10

Days: Thursdays, Time: 9:30 – 12:00pm

Age Range: 16 and up

Price: $295, 9 sessions

Class Size: Max People 12

 

Schedule of Classes, (Classes 1-5- Graphite, Classes 6-9-Charcoal):

Class 1) September 23 – Intro, sighting and measuring, objects

pencils, 18×24” Strathmore 400 Series Drawing Pad, and erasers

Class 2) September 30 – Sighting and measuring, perspective box drawing

pencils, 18×24” Strathmore 400 Series Drawing Pad, and erasers

Class 3) October 7 – Value, egg drawing

pencils, 18×24” Strathmore 400 Series Drawing Pad, blending stump, and erasers

Class 4) October 14 – Composition, thumbnail sketches, small still life (class held Stone Tower 1st floor)               pencils, 18×24” Strathmore 400 Series Drawing Pad, and erasers

*Class 5) October 21 – Positive and Negative space, Reductive Drawing

Vine charcoal, 18 X 24 Strathmore News Print Paper, and kneaded eraser

*Class 6) October 28 – Form, Life Drawing (model fee $5)

Vine charcoal, 18 X 24 Strathmore News Print Paper, and kneaded eraser

*Class 7) November 4 –Fabric Drawing

Vine charcoal, 18 X 24 Strathmore News Print Paper, and kneaded eraser

*Class 8) November 11 – Still life, skills in composition

Vine charcoal, 18 X 24 Strathmore News Print Paper, and kneaded eraser

*Class 9) November 18 – Form, Life Drawing (model fee $5)

Vine charcoal, 18 X 24 Strathmore News Print Paper, and kneaded eraser

 

 

Supply List:    *Charcoal Day

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

White Plastic Eraser

18×24” Strathmore 400 Series Drawing Pad

Blending Stump

Pencil Sharpener

18×24” drawing board

*18 X 24 Strathmore Newsprint Paper

*Vine or Willow (soft) charcoal 3 pack

*1 Extra Large vine charcoal stick, willow stick

*2 Extra Large Kneaded Erasers