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INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING: PREPARATION FOR PAINTING
Connie Athens
This 7 week class is basic, designed for beginners, as well as those who have had some prior experience in drawing and wish to again explore its concepts or prepare for painting classes. Using the still life as primary subject matter, the class is progressive, with an emphasis on developing a clear understanding of line, shape, value, composition and spatial relationships. While applying these principles, learn to create simple, well-balanced drawings as you work in a relaxed environment.
Tuesday, 1 - 4pm
7 Week Fee: $250

Introduction to Drawing: Prep for Painting

Drawing Image 2
Intermediate & Advanced Drawing/ Mixed Media Sketching and Drawing
Bronle Crosby
Bring the drawing medium you like best, be it pastel, colored pencil, conte, charcoal, graphite, or a variety. In this class, we will work on composition, spatial relationships, color use, and modeling. Get your ideas on paper, have some fun, try something new, gain some skills, and train your artist’s eyes!  
 
Thursday, 9:30 - 12:30pm
7 Week Fee: $250
14 Week Fee: $420
Drawing: Intermediate & Advanced (C)
BEGINNING DRAWING
Michael Colletta, Stephen P. Curry
This is a foundation course for students to develop skills in seeing and interpreting shape and form. Students will learn through practice, repetition of basic principles, experimentation, demonstration, keeping a sketchbook, and interaction with studio peers. A strong emphasis is placed on learning a visual language as it relates to line, composition, value, and basic perspective. Students will gradually advance to be prepared for continuing drawing as a medium in itself and develop drawing skills that will help make strong paintings a possibility in future classes.
Thursday, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
7 Week Fee: $250 + $10 Model Fee

Beginning Drawing

Michael Colletta Beginning Drawing
INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED DRAWING
Michael Colletta, Stephen P. Curry
Build confidence and expand your ability to draw! Through use of different materials and drawing skills, students become comfortable with drawing as a process. Topics include: Compositition, proportion, light, color, the illusion of space, and the exploration of expression. Using wet and dry mediums, you will work on still life, self-portraits, and other imagery, while strengthening your own voice. Experience the act of drawing as a way to reason through creative process, learning how the simplest graphic marks can express complex concepts.
Thursday, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
7 Week Fee: $250 + $10 Model Fee

Intermediate/Advanced Drawing


*Save $80 by signing up for 14 consecutive weeks of Drawing (7 weeks in Beginning Drawing on Thursdays from 6:30-9:30pm and 7 weeks in Intermediate/Advanced Drawing on Thursdays 6:30-9:30pm)
 
SOFT PASTEL
Glen Maxion
This course will explore the expressive immediacy and rich depth of color that can be achieved using soft pastel, a unique medium where pure pigment is applied without the use of tools such as brushes or pallet knife. Emphasis will be on developing compositions from photographs, with subjects ranging from still life and landscape to portraits and the figure. This class will reinforce and build on the student's knowledge and skill in the use of color theory, principles of composition and design, and drawing and perspective. Appropriate for artists of all levels of experience.
Tuesday, 9:30am - 12:30pm
7 Week Fee: $250
14 Week Fee: $420
Soft Pastel
Introduction to soft pastels