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Classical Figure Drawing in Charcoal (D-1)
350.00

Polly Liu

Beginner / Intermediate
Monday afternoon, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM,
September 9 – November 11 (School closed October 11 - 14, 2019)
9 weeks
$315 members / $350 public + additional live model fee

In this class, students are introduced to French Atelier training to draw the human figure. The method of sight size, a fundamental scale system, is used to reproduce the figure accurately. Students work from a live model focusing on outline, proportion, shadow, shape, and value. The model fee is due the first day of class and varies according to class size. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 6 students.

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Drawing: Linear Perspective (D-2)
350.00

Nyssa Juneau

All Levels
Monday evening, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
September 9 – November 11 (School closed October 11 - 14, 2019)
9 weeks
$315 members / $350 public

Explore the centuries old relations between geometry and art in this drawing class! Using paper and pencil, the student will learn fundamental perspective techniques that can be applied to a broad range of subjects. During this class the students will make beautiful drawings of interiors and architectural elements, as well as learning about geometry in an intuitive, hands-on approach.

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Classical Figure Drawing in Charcoal (D-3)
350.00

Polly Liu

Beginner / Intermediate
Tuesday morning, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM,
September 17 – November 12
9 weeks
$315 members / $350 public + additional live model fee

In this class, students are introduced to French Atelier training to draw the human figure. The method of sight size, a fundamental scale system, is used to reproduce the figure accurately. Students work from a live model focusing on outline, proportion, shadow, shape, and value. The model fee is due the first day of class and varies according to class size. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 6 students.

THIS CLASS IS FULL

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Drawing: Fundamentals of Portraiture (D-4)
290.00

Lucinda Cobley

Beginner / Intermediate
Tuesday morning, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Oct 1 – November 12
7 weeks
$255 members / $290 non-members + additional live model fee

During the Italian Renaissance artists made drawings on paper using combinations of red, black and white chalk as studies of the human form in preparation for their painting compositions. Sensitivity to proportion, form, line and texture were of great importance. This class will assist in helping to describe the basic anatomical form of the human head, including bone structure, muscles, skin tone and hair by referencing historical techniques. We will study the relationship of the head, neck, and shoulders and also attempt to capture a range of facial expressions in numerous quick sketches and drawings lasting from 1 minute to 30+ in pencil Conté crayon, graphite sticks and charcoal on toned papers. Life model fee is required for 5 out of the 7 sessions and will be split equally among students. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 8 students.

THIS CLASS IS FULL

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Drawing Fundamentals (D-5)
350.00

Angel Castelán

Beginner
Tuesday afternoon, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
September 17– November 12
9 weeks
$315 members / $350 public

This course is an introduction to the fundamental issues of drawing: line, value, texture, composition and perspective. Creating illusion will primarily be addressed through graphite and charcoal as well as the use of still life and the human figure.

THIS CLASS IS FULL

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Drawing: Fundamentals of Portraiture (D-6)
305.00

Lucinda Cobley

Beginner / Intermediate
Tuesday evening, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Oct 1 – November 12
7 weeks
$270 members / $305 non-members + additional live model fee

During the Italian Renaissance artists made drawings on paper using combinations of red, black and white chalk as studies of the human form in preparation for their painting compositions. Sensitivity to proportion, form, line and texture were of great importance. This class will assist in helping to describe the basic anatomical form of the human head, including bone structure, muscles, skin tone and hair by referencing historical techniques. We will study the relationship of the head, neck, and shoulders and also attempt to capture a range of facial expressions in numerous quick sketches and drawings lasting from 1 minute to 30+ in pencil Conté crayon, graphite sticks and charcoal on toned papers. Life model fee is required for 5 out of the 7 sessions and will be split equally among students. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 8 students.

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Drawing What You See (D-7)
350.00

Sasha Dela

All levels
Wednesday morning, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
September 18 – November 13
9 weeks
$315 members / $350 public

This class will allow students to more accurately draw what they see. Students will learn and implement a specific measuring technique that can be applied to drawing the figure, landscapes, buildings and objects. The first part of the class will be focused on learning technique and adding drawing skills. The class will then use the techniques in a more personal and creative series of self-directed drawing projects. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 10 students.

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Basic Drawing 101 (D-8)
350.00

Myke Venable

Beginner
Thursday morning, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
September 19 – November 14
9 weeks
$315 members / $350 public

Using basic materials, students will explore the fundamentals of drawing. Through various hands-on activities and class discussions, this course will touch upon observation, shapes, volume, value, line and texture. This class is intended for students with little or no previous drawing experience or those that want to sharpen their fundamental skills. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 10 students.

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Papercut: Design and Draw (D-9)
335.00

Nicolle LaMere

All Levels
Thursday afternoon, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
September 19 – November 14
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public

Papercutting is a world wide art form shared by many cultures. In this class students will learn how to translate imagery into positive and negative designs which will then be cut utilizing Xacto knifes. Create a depth in narrative as you explore the layering of cut and drawn imagery. Students will also be encouraged to explore various materials such as specialty papers, old photographs, image collage and post cards. All levels welcome.

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Intermediate Drawing (D-10)
350.00

Myke Venable

All levels
Thursday evening, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
September 19 – November 14
9 weeks
$315 members / $350 public

Intermediate Drawing is for the student with some knowledge of shape, volume, value, line and texture. We will work from still life objects, portrait photographs and cover basic linear perspective. The materials we will use will range from graphite pencils, charcoal pencils and Prismacolor on paper. The intention of this class is to build a stronger foundation in drawing. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 10 students.

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Basic Drawing 101 (D-11)
350.00

Myke Venable

Beginner
Saturday morning, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
September 14 – November 16 (School closed October 11 - 14, 2019)
9 weeks
$315 members / $350 public

Using basic materials, students will explore the fundamentals of drawing. Through various hands-on activities and class discussions, this course will touch upon observation, shapes, volume, value, line and texture. This class is intended for students with little or no previous drawing experience or those that want to sharpen their fundamental skills. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 10 students.

THIS CLASS IS FULL

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Intermediate Drawing (D-12)
350.00

Myke Venable

All levels
Saturday afternoon, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
September 14 – November 16 (School closed October 11 - 14, 2019)
9 weeks
$315 members / $350 public

Intermediate Drawing is for the student with some knowledge of shape, volume, value, line and texture. We will work from still life objects, portrait photographs and cover basic linear perspective. The materials we will use will range from graphite pencils, charcoal pencils and Prismacolor on paper. The intention of this class is to build a stronger foundation in drawing. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 10 students.

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Beginning Figure Drawing (D-13)
335.00

Shayne Murphy

All levels
Friday afternoon, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
September 13– November 17 (School closed October 11 - 14, 2019)
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public + additional live model fee

This class will emphasize drawing the human figure through various mark-making techniques and key exercises. Students will explore different approaches to capturing the figure including sustained gesture, planar analysis, and blended value. Through these activities, you will gain a greater understanding of various materials and develop a consistent level of faith in your ability to improve.

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Drawing: Metaphysical Concepts (D-14)
140.00

Myke Venable

All levels
Tuesday evening, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
December 3 & 10
2-Day Workshop
$105 members / $140 public

With the use of Basic Drawing skills, this workshop will explore Metaphysical concepts that relate to Color Therapy, Universal Geometry, Fractals, Mandalas, as well as, a number of other Multidimensional subjects. By implementing an assortment of linear techniques, students will create focused on rhythm and patterns.

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