This course will introduce beginning and intermediate level students to black and white and drawing in color. Classes will blend studio and plein-air (outdoors) lessons. Subjects to include still life and landscape. Students should bring box of medium vine charcoal and an 18x24" pad of newsprint paper to first class.
This course introduces beginning students to basic studio and plein-air (outdoor) drawing techniques in charcoal, graphite and ink. Students will learn from direct observation from a variety of still life objects. Exercises will develop the students' skill in creating line, tone, volume and composition. Typical class exercises will include quick sketches or gesture studies and long poses. Vine charcoal (medium) and 18X24" medium weight drawing paper pad are required for the first class.