CLASSES: DRAWING


A sound knowledge of drawing is the foundation for success as a visual artist. Basic principles of drawing will be taught including line, light, shade and composition. We will work with vine charcoal and different grades of graphite as well as explore techniques and exercises that will help us gain a better understanding of how each material can be used. This is a fundamental course. No previous skills are required.

 Skills acquired in this class include:

  • A firm understanding of gradation.
  • Seeing and interpreting proportion within a drawing.
  • Perspective as an artistic tool.

Pricing
Member Cost | $288
Non-Member Cost | $318
Dept. Fee | $15

Please download the supply list below.

$333.00
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Barba | Wed | 3/31 - 5/19 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Discipline + Passion = Success! In this course you will add to your knowledge base by introducing origins, insertions and functions to a magnified review of human anatomy. We will also undertake master imitation studies with anatomical twists. You will be shown a more dynamic rendering style that will prove difficult to master but worth it. We will continue to add to our anatomical drawing manual to further enhance its range of diagrams. The lecture series in this class will deal with anatomical application within the animation, comic book and fine art industries.

 Skills acquired in this class include:

  • An understanding of the complete human anatomy.

  • A guide to training in order to achieve artistic goals.

  • Simple but beautiful shading technique to draw anatomy.

Pricing
Member Cost | $288
Non-Member Cost | $318
Dept. Fee | $15

Please download the corresponding supply list below.

$333.00
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Giller | Mon | 3/29 - 5/3 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Learn the skill of hand-eye coordination for drawing the human figure using a live model. This class will teach you how to “get it down on paper” through the use of exercises which make viewing the figure and the relationship of all of the parts make sense. You will learn basic fundamentals of gesture, contour and line related to seeing the figure. Through practice you will gain an understanding of the basic skeleton and muscles which make up the foundation of the human form.

Skills acquired in this course include:

  • Familiarity and best practices of drawing with a live model.
  • Apprehension of basic anatomy as it applies to drawing.
  • Fundamentals of gesture, contour and line.

NOTE: This is a 6 week class

Pricing
Member Cost | $216
Non-Member Cost | $246
Dept. Fee | $125

$341.00
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Gray | Wed | 3/31 - 5/19 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Further investigation into observation and accurately representing form in space. The interpretive aspect of drawing and experimentation with drawing media and technique will be explored. Project themes and still life, landscape, and interiors or exterior space in Graphite and Charcoal with an introduction to Color Pencil and Pastels.

Prerequisite: Drawing fundamentals. 

Students will continue learning about:

  • Spatial relationship
  • Composition
  • Value contrast, pattern and texture

Pricing
Member Cost | $288
Non-Member Cost | $318
Dept. Fee | $15

Please download the supply list below.

$333.00
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Hampe | Wed | 3/31 - 5/19 | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Immerse yourself in creating black and white drawings with color accents. You will experiment with pencil, charcoal, ink, color pencil, pen, and watercolor. Using the elements and principles of design you will create a dynamic drawing during this class.  You will learn:

  • How to set up a functioning studio
  • Basic elements and principals of design
  • How to create a dynamic limited color drawing

NOTE: THIS IS A VIRTUAL CLASS.  Registrants must have a computer with a video camera, microphone and internet capabilities to meet by Zoom.  Zoom link will be shared prior to class. 

Suggested supplies:  sketchbook, pencils, color pencils, drawing ink, charcoal, watercolors, heavy hot press watercolor paper, brushes, erasers. You can also purchase everything at this Dick Blink link:  https://www.dickblick.com/lists/wishlist/TT0T5C26GISHX/publicview/

Pricing
Member Cost | $155
Non-Member Cost | $185

$185.00
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Hampe | Tues | 3/30 - 5/18 | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Travel through the stages of illustration: research, thumbnails, roughs, color concept to create final works of art. You will learn how to tell a story visually, elements of visual vocabulary, visual communication skills and creative problem-solving.  During this class, you will be supported to create a portfolio or finish a personal project.  You will learn:

  • How to set up a functioning studio
  • Basic elements and principals of design
  • How to create a dynamic picture to visually tell a story

NOTE: THIS IS A VIRTUAL CLASS.  Registrants must have a computer with a video camera, microphone and internet capabilities to meet by Zoom.  Zoom link will be shared prior to class. 

SUGGESTED SUPPLIES:  sketchbook, pencils, drawing ink, color pencils, watercolors, heavy hot press watercolor paper, brushes, erasers. You can also purchase everything at this Dick Blink link: https://www.dickblick.com/lists/wishlist/R30X2R6FGSQMB/publicview/

Pricing
Member Cost | $155
Non-Member Cost | $185

$185.00
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