In this online introductory class for traditional drawing, students will develop confidence working with sketches and devise strong compositions. Explore classical principle techniques for achieving accurate proportion & linear perspective.
In the first few weeks, students will develop an eye for line- form & tone in still-life arrangements using a combination of pencil, charcoal or inks. Practical exercises on how to draw using the right side of the brain, how to draw curves, use contour technique & straight line approximation technique, the essentials of drawing ellipses, drawing a cylinder, hemispheres & how to employ horizontal lines & vanishing points, & how to use cross contours to give your drawings a sense of volume and accuracy. Learn how to use the midpoint establishment to ensure the two major halves of the drawing are accurate- these classic exercises help students learn how to see shape and form. In final weeks students will put together all the techniques to create more ambitious accurate finished drawings.
Art supplies are NOT included in the online class fee.
The two hour virtual class is offered as drop-in or sign up for a multi-week full course by selecting the start date in the registration calendar below. Zoom invite and supply list will be sent after registration.
Thursdays | 4:45pm-6:45pm (Eastern Time)
7 Week Full Course: NOV 4-DEC 30 OR Single Day Sign-Up available