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Studio Arts: Drawing Classes

Studio Arts Workshop

Drawing on Toned Paper: Winter Botanicals

Thursday, December 15, 2022 - 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Feel free to draw on your personal style in this sketching workshop. The class is for students of all levels who would like to try a new way of recording winter botanicals.


Studio Arts Course

Beginning Drawing - In Person

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET

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.


Studio Arts Course

Drawing Light… and How the Masters Did It

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. ET

In this 4-session class, learn the strategies artists such as Rembrandt, Daumier, Cézanne, and Van Gogh used to harness light and unify, intensify, and give dimension to their images. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)


Studio Arts Course

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain - In Person

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET

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.


Studio Arts Course

Portrait Drawing

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. ET

In this class, students will be introduced to the basic steps of how to create a convincing portrait using charcoal or graphite. All levels of experience welcomed.


Studio Arts Course

Beginning Drawing

Monday, January 23, 2023 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET

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.


Studio Arts Course

Colored Pencils

Thursday, February 16, 2023 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Colored pencil, an often-over-looked dry medium, is coming into its own. Whether used in fine art or illustration, they can enliven work with rich, vibrant color and a dizzying range of effects. Learn basic to intermediate methods and strategies with colored pencils.


Studio Arts Course

Introduction to Scientific Illustration - Watercolor and Ink

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET

Learn to see like a scientist as you use watercolor and ink to illustrate specimens from nature. Experienced students develop their skills in applying key techniques such as composition, working with color, and recording fine detail in nature journaling, watercolor painting, drawing, and creating stand-alone biological illustrations.