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Fundamental Drawing

at De. Core Art & Design - Pasadena

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Pasadena, Downtown/Northeast
41 S Chester Ave Ste 200
Btwn E Green St & E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, California 91106
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 14 and older
Average Class Size: 7

What you'll learn in this beginner drawing class:

Class is for beginning level students who are interested in pursuing a career in illustration and design. In this class, the instructor will not only teach students basic skills in drawing & composition, he will also expose students to various styles of image-making.

  • 11” x 15” or 12” x 18” Watercolor Pad
  • 0.5 Micron Tech pen (Sakura)
  • Medium Ink Brush Pen (Kuretake)
  • Ballpoint Pen
  • 3B Pencils with Sharpener
  • Eraser
  • Vine Charcoal
  • Kneaded Eraser
  • Prismacolor Colored Pencil set
  • Winsor & Newton Watercolor Pocket Box
  • Size 6 Watercolor Brush (Synthetic Hair)
  • Small Water Container
  • iPad Pro with Procreate & Pen or Laptop with Photoshop & Tablet
  • Scissor or X-Acto Knife with Self-Healing Cutting Mat
Introduction to Line:
  • Understanding the concept of contrast
Introduction to Shape:
  • Re-designing the silhouette to visually stimulate the eye
  • Concept of geometry
Introduction to Form:
  • Creating depth through overlapping & foreshortening
  • Concept of light & shadow
Introduction to Composition:
  • Definition of composition
  • Symmetrical vs. asymmetrical harmony
  • Visual fluidity/rhythms
  • Understanding the basic tools for composing
  • Concept of tonal design
Note: You can get class schedule and detail syllabus when you are enrolled the course. Syllabus can be modified under certain condition such as level of students in class.

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Refund Policy
DE CORE reserves the right to cancel a course due to insufficient enrollment. Such decisions will be made at least one week before the scheduled course date. Registrants will be notified via email; DE CORE will make every effort to avoid cancellations. In case of a cancellation you will have the choice of registering for the next course date or receiving a refund for the full course fee.


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Traveling from CA-134 E to Pasadena -Take exit 27 from I-210 E -Turn right onto N Hill Ave -Turn right onto E Colorado Blvd/Historic Rte 66 W -Turn left onto S Chester Ave Traveling from 110 -Turn right onto E Del Mar Blvd -Turn left onto S Wilson Ave -Turn right onto E Green St -Turn left at the 2nd cross street onto S Chester Ave

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