This class is suitable for all levels, from beginner to advanced. Through demonstrations and lectures students will learn a sequential method for drawing the portrait using proportion, measuring, perspective and the effects of light and shadow to capture form. Emphasis will be placed on an in-depth investigation of the underlying structure of the head, skull and facial features. Working in charcoal and graphite students will work from old master drawings and various photo references to practice learned techniques.
Tuesdays in June | 9am-12pm
Watercolor Basics 1:
Designed for those who have no or little experience in watercolor, this course will focus on getting comfortable with watercolor painting techniques while enjoying the process of painting. A brief history along with the basics of materials, tools, techniques learning different washes, layering washes, color mixing, building tones, and brushwork will be covered. Lessons consist of step-by-step demonstrations that students will then follow and practice. The first two weeks will mostly be practicing learned techniques in a series of simple drills then for the following weeks students will explore more complex subjects of still life and landscape.
Wednesdays in June | 9am-12pm