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Beginning Drawing (Shortie)

at Seattle Artist League - Greenwood

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$155 11 seats left
Start Date:

Wed, Jan 22, 1:30pm - Feb 12, 4:30pm (4 sessions)

10219 Aurora Ave N
Btwn N 102nd & 103rd Streets
Seattle, Washington 98133
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: AJ Power

What you'll learn in this drawing class:

This class will teach you the basics of form, proportion, composition, and perspective with a wide range of approachable media and subjects. Students will learn different approaches for observational drawings, and examine the stylistic expressions that result from each approach. The projects are tailored throughout the course to accommodate each students’ individual level in order to achieve optimal growth and advancement of skills and confidence.

This class is designed for absolute beginners, and people who want to freshen up their skill sets. It is a great primer for figure drawing, beginning painting, and printmaking.

Suggested Materials:

  • Medium size sketchbook
  • 2 sheets of grey pastel paper (Canson)
  • Drawing pencil set that includes 4H-6B hardnesses: Lyra, Derwent, Faber-Castell
  • Strathmore Drawing pad 18×24 (yellow pad with top spiral bind product code 340-318)
  • White vinyl eraser
  • Large Kneaded eraser
  • White and Black Prismacolor/Lyra colored pencil or similar quality
  • Soft Vine/Willow Charcoal (one pack)
  • White charcoal pencil
  • Black Charcoal pencil 2B or 4B
  • Chamois cloth- small
  • Sandpaper pencil sharpener
  • Exacto knife and blades

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Refund Policy
Darn! We understand stuff happens sometimes. Full refunds available up to start of class.


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Start Dates (1)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
1:30pm - 4:30pm AJ Power 4 $155
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Jan 29 1:30pm - 4:30pm AJ Power
Wed, Feb 05 1:30pm - 4:30pm AJ Power
Wed, Feb 12 1:30pm - 4:30pm AJ Power

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Question from Dudley
What materials are needed for the class?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Dudley! Once you are enrolled in this class, the instructor will email the materials list. Thanks!
Question from Dana
I'm interested in drawing but I have a small problem my English Language is not very good and I don’t know a lot of drawing terms. Do you think is this classes suitable for me?
Answer from Georgia C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Dana! Of course, you are very welcome to attend beginning drawing as an English learner. You'll have everything you need. There are some terms to learn (optional) but nothing you need to know to get started.

Reviews of Classes at Seattle Artist League (5)

(5 Reviews)
Beginning Drawing (Shortie)
Reviewed by Kara Jay S. on 11/20/2019
Jamie was great! Very informative.
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