Learn the basics of drawing including starting with simple forms, seeing and capturing 5 values to shade accurately and create the illusion of realism. Learn how "sight" to get proper perspective and the illusion of depth. Get your own copies of proportion charts and learn how portrait painters to Renaissance kings and queens were able to get accurate likenesses. Draw from direct observation and create beautiful, dimensional sketches! All materials supplied.
Try something new – an intuitive approach to drawing. Have some fun and take a break from perfectionist realism. Learn how the elements and principles of design apply to all visual art, and then explore how to use them to create a non-objective drawing which still has meaning. Open to all drawing media - colored pencil, watercolor pencil, pastel, pen or marker.
Capturing the likeness of a person in a portrait is a challenging yet important part of learning to draw people. In this workshop, students will learn drawing techniques through demonstrations by the instructor and then apply what they've learned by drawing real-life models. There will be a strong focus on proportion, structure, and value (lights and darks).
Thursday, October 31, Create spooky drawings using charcoal and a variety of Halloween themed still lifes such as Mr bones life size top hat skeleton, skull, boney hands, pumpkin, zombies, gargoyle, creepy/silly monster masks, etc. Ages 8 and older, registration required for all who draw. Supplies provided and costumes welcomed. Must register by Oct 28