ONLINE – ZOOM CLASS
Thursdays, 1:30 – 4:00PM
September 14 – October 12
5-week Art Clinic with Mariana Kastrinakis
Unlock your potential as an artist with the dynamic medium of graphite powder! This class will expand your artistic horizons and hone your creation of form and value in both representational and abstract compositions. Whether you’re a budding artist or an experienced one, this class will help you elevate your drawing skills to new heights. More info: Mkastrin@gmail.com.
Class Level: beginner to advanced.
Class 1: what is graphite powder, how can we use it? Demonstration by MK
Class 2: using graphite powder to approach form. Demonstration, basic shapes in powdered graphite
Class 3: graphite powder in abstraction, using values to create movement
Class 4: graphite powder and our source photos for inspiration, discussion and exercises
Class 5: stencils and masking effects, how to design and use
Graphite powder (Cretacolor preferred, but also can use General’s brand
Good gummy erasers and other (vinyl) erasers
Printing paper: eg Stonehenge or BFK Rives, at least 5 full sheets
full set of graphite pencils of varying hardness
OPTIONAL: some stencils or newspring paper, to make our own stencils