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Students will learn to explore and practice drawing techniques such as composition, shading, depth, line, dimension, and your own unique self-expression. Learn to draw in just two hours! Can’t draw a straight line? Used to love to draw (20 years ago!) and feel a bit rusty? Then this class is for you. Everyone can draw, including you! Tap into you
Feel nurtured as you explore and practice drawing techniques such as composition, shading, depth, line, dimension, and your own unique self-expression. Be inspired by endless surrounding subject matter including life-size sculpture, master paintings, and incredible interior spaces such as Egyptian Temples. This popular drawing class welcomes all pe
Taste it all in this drawing and painting class for beginners! Artistic expression in the form of painting and drawing expression is exciting, energizing and incredibly freeing! Discover your authentic inner-artist and your creative passion in this popular weekend beginner’s art class as you:Explore your creativity through painting, drawing and t
Participants will work on their own projects in a lively, open studio setting, while receiving technical and conceptual guidance. Plot your own project path with the support of your guide, Heidi Johnson. After an initial warm up exercise, Heidi tailors instruction for each student to ensure that everyone accomplishes their goals.Note: Most dra
Can’t draw a straight line? No creative bone in your body? Everyone can draw, including you! In this 90-minute drawing class crash course, jump into the world of self-expression through drawing. In this encouraging and fear-free beginner’s drawing class, you will:Learn basic drawing techniques, including line, composition, gesture, and shadingE
This class will cover fundamental aspects of the visual language of drawing including perspective, charcoal tonal drawing, mark making (line, hatching, cross-hatching, etc), still-life, portraiture, figure drawing with the live model and much more. Behind many great works of art, abstraction or realism, lies a strong drawing. Drawing is the bridge
This class is for you if you are relatively new to drawing and want direction on how to proceed. This class is for beginners and for people who consider themselves beginners.
The Class:We will begin with a short Q & A session where we answer some common questions: Do I begin with one tiny piece or do I try to get the whole image on the paper?
Your invited to join us for this weekly opportunity to sharpen your drawing skills!This session is open to sketchers of all levels.This is a two hour drawing session to work from a live (nude) model.We will start with short 2 minute poses and work up to a 20 minute pose by the end of the session. We take a 5 minute break every 20 minutes.Access to
These classes are structured around drawing and painting exercises to strengthen fundamentals. For beginners, it is a good introduction to basic skills, for more experienced students it is a chance to fortify their foundation and address weaknesses. There are individual critiques throughout.
Note: Please bring drawing materials (pencil, paper) &am
Explore wet-on-wet washes to let colors flow and bleed into each other, creating beautifully unexpected effects. Using washes on a dry surface, you’ll experience the reverse—control and form. This watercolor workshop is an introduction and exploration designed for adults of all artistic abilities. Both methods will encourage your creativity an
An entry point into the world of pen, ink, brush and color washes. Examine the work of sepia masters like Da Vinci, the Expressionists and modernists like Raymond Pettibon, and develop a series of drawings (utilizing expressionistic contour, cross hatching, pointillism, color wash and dry brush) that utilizes the full potential of ink. Perfect for
This class will give students the basics necessary to draw and paint the human face. Learn how to use light and shadow to create the 3D forms of the human head. A live model will be used each session. The class will start with one-day poses, then will progressively work into longer, multiple-week poses. Note: Drawing supplies will be emailed a wee
Unleash your inner-artist as you learn a variety of drawing techniques, such as charcoal and pencil use, shading, expressive line, mark-making, composition, contour drawing, dimension, and more! Drawing is one of the most popular modes of artistic expression since the beginning of time… just think of cavemen! Express yourself through this encour
This personalized class will enhance the student's knowledge of basic drawing techniques, as well as learn more advanced drawing skills. Drawing is essential/fundamental to any medium. Learn and develop your eyes to see values, shapes and depth. Students will work from still life.List of materials for drawing class:Different shads of pencils (at le
Broaden your understanding of the artistic, technical, and historical aspects of art through an intensive study of drawing. Work from the basic gestures, forms, and structures of the live model, supplementing your studio time with museum visits and art historical lectures. This is a progressive yearlong course, though students can join each new Ses
This three-session course provides a solid foundation for the beginning digital photographer or a refresher for anyone trying to move easily from film to digital. We'll cover the basics of digital photography, the art of seeing as a photographer sees, and how to manage available light regardless of weather or time of day. Each class includes an int
Acquire the tools to draw the human figure and place it successfully in a composition, including expressive line quality, successful shading, and overlapping of form to create three-dimensionality. You’ll work from a live model each session, starting with gesture poses and working systematically to longer poses as the class progresses. The anatom
Learn how to see and find your own individual level of drawing success by working from a live model. You’ll focus on the key elements of drawing, such as light and shadow, shape, value, and soft and hard edges, creating the structural forms of the human figure. Learn the essence of your materials, be it charcoal, graphite, or colored pencil to de
Do you ever wish you could capture the details of a plant long after you've seen it? This intro class teaches you how to make realistic drawings of plants using a variety of techniques. Learn to draw a selection of plant parts, including branches, stems, leaves, and flowers, for pleasure or to expand your drawing skills.Recommended Textbooks:Botani
Draw from a live model in order to prepare for painting and sculpture. Through a formal study of structure, gesture, and likeness, you?ll gain the knowledge and experience to develop confidence in your unique interests and perceptions.Photo courtesy of: David Plakke Media, 2011, detail
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