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Studio Arts: Drawing Classes

Draw Like Tiepolo

Students draw from Giambattista Tiepolo’s works to help them grasp the idea of gesture, movement, and the grouping of as well as apply their Tiepolo-inspired skills to contemporary images. All skill levels welcome. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)

Date of event
Tuesday, October 15 and 22, 2019 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Beginning Drawing

This introductory course teaches the basic skills needed for drawing. Working with a variety of materials and techniques, including charcoal and pencils, students explore the rendering of geometric forms, volume, and perspective, with an emphasis on personal gesture marks.

Date of event
Tuesday, October 15 to December 10, 2019 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (no class Nov. 26)

Drawing on the Right Side of Your Brain

Popular theory on right side brain activity holds that the right brain is primarily responsible for the intuitive understanding of visual and spatial relationships. Designed to improve the way people see and record objects on paper, this class provides a set of visual exercises to help build the ability to draw.

Date of event
Wednesday, October 16 to December 11, 2019 - 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. (no class Nov. 27)

Continued Drawing

As an investigation of drawing beyond the introductory level, this course offers practice in using traditional media. Sessions focus on the four traditional subjects of drawing (still-life, landscape, portrait, and figure).

Date of event
Wednesday, October 16 to December 11, 2019 - 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (no class Nov. 27)

Beginning Drawing

This introductory course teaches the basic skills needed for drawing. Working with a variety of materials and techniques, including charcoal and pencils, students explore the rendering of geometric forms, volume, and perspective, with an emphasis on personal gesture marks.

Date of event
Friday, October 18 to December 13, 2019 - 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. (no class Nov. 29)

Figure Drawing and Independent Projects

Working from live models, students are encouraged to draw accurate or aesthetically strong works based on the figure. Open to all levels.

Date of event
Friday, October 18 to December 13, 2019 - 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (no class Nov. 29)

Beginning Drawing

This introductory course teaches the basic skills needed for drawing. Working with a variety of materials and techniques, including charcoal and pencils, students explore the rendering of geometric forms, volume, and perspective, with an emphasis on personal gesture marks.

Date of event
Sunday, October 20 to December 15, 2019 – 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. (no class Dec. 1)

Beginning Drawing

This introductory course teaches the basic skills needed for drawing. Working with a variety of materials and techniques, including charcoal and pencils, students explore the rendering of geometric forms, volume, and perspective, with an emphasis on personal gesture marks.

Date of event
Monday, October 21 to December 16, 2019 - 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. (no class Nov. 11)

Children's Book Illustration

Creating illustrations for a children’s manuscript is loads of fun once you get to know the basics. Learn the foundations of bringing a story to life through pictures.

Date of event
Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Introduction to Pastel: Cezanne-Inspired Still Life Compositions

Working from still-life arrangements reminiscent of Cezanne’s in studio sessions, students learn to achieve the brilliant and subtle effects characteristic of the medium. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)

Date of event
Sunday, November 3 to 24, 2019 – 10:15 a.m.to  2:15 p.m.

Colored Pencils

Get a hands-on overview of how versatile colored pencils can bring illustration or fine art alive with rich, vibrant color and a range of effects.

Date of event
Sunday, November 10 and 17, 2019 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.