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Studio Arts: Drawing Classes

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, January 21 to March 10, 2020 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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, January 22 to March 11, 2020 – 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Oil Pastels

Both beginners and seasoned artists can learn to take advantage of the creative possibilities of this rich pigmented, vibrant, and versatile medium.

Date of event
Wednesday, January 22 to March 11, 2020 – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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, January 22 to March 11, 2020 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Portrait Drawing

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.

Date of event
Saturday, January 25 to March 7, 2020 – 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (no class Feb. 15)

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, January 26 to March 22, 2020 – 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. (no class Feb. 16)

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
Sunday, January 26 to March 22, 2020 – 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (no class Feb. 16)

Colored Pencils II

This one-day class is for students who have attended the Colored Pencil workshop or for those with experience who feel their skill may need a boost with this versatile medium.

Date of event
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 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
Monday, January 27 to March 23, 2020 – 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (no class Feb. 17)

Manuscript Illumination in the Medieval Tradition

Explore the rich history of manuscript illumination as you use fine-tip markers or colored pencils to produce your own tiny masterpiece in the spirit of the medieval scribes who created some of the most beautiful and imaginative examples of the form.

Date of event
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.