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A-48 Drawing I: Intro to Pencil and Charcoal (FA21)

  • September 12, 2021
  • October 17, 2021
  • 6 sessions
  • September 12, 2021, 9:30 AM 12:30 PM (EDT)
  • September 19, 2021, 9:30 AM 12:30 PM (EDT)
  • September 26, 2021, 9:30 AM 12:30 PM (EDT)
  • October 03, 2021, 9:30 AM 12:30 PM (EDT)
  • October 10, 2021, 9:30 AM 12:30 PM (EDT)
  • October 17, 2021, 9:30 AM 12:30 PM (EDT)
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Registration deadline September 5 

Ages 12-Adult

Anyone can learn to draw, given the right fundamentals. If you’ve ever heard yourself saying I can’t even draw a stick figure, get ready to surprise yourself. Learn the techniques that will give you the confidence to draw from observation. By the end of this course, students will have learned the basics of drawing in dry media, variety of line, mass, contour, cross-contour, reductive drawing, light and shadow, and values. Each session with also provide you with real-life examples of artist techniques, including an instructor demo. You will also give and receive supportive, constructive, peer-led feedback on student works at the end of each session.  Materials list can be found below.  

Instructor: Olga Brindar


Dates: Sundays 9/12 - 10/17            

6 sessions                    

Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm

Materials list: 

Please bring: drawing board (~20x24 or larger), mixed media drawing pad (18x24), charcoal sticks (compressed charcoal in black, red, and white), colored pencils, variety of pencils (H, HB, F, 2B, 4B, 6B, 8B), kneaded eraser (ArtGum

eraser) and mechanical eraser.

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