Beginning Classical Drawing
Learn the time-honoured approach to classical drawing. In this class, students will be drawing directly from stationary plaster casts, as was done in ‘Beaux Art’ training since the time of the Renaissance. Students will acquire the ability to accurately see and render three-dimensional form effects of light and shadow on a flat surface. They will be amazed at how drawing from classical plaster casts will vastly improve their drawing skills and teach them how to create a convincing illusion of reality!
Date and time: Beginning March 31st, 2017 – every Friday from 6:30 – 9:00 pm (6 consecutive weeks).
Instructor: Robert Pietrantonio.
For further information, contact the instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Introduction to Drawing and Sketching
Drawing and sketching techniques using a variety of subjects and materials will be taught with special attention given to line quality and tone, observation skills, perspective and composition. Creative, expressive and technical drawing methods will be explored at the beginner and intermediate levels depending upon the experience of the student.
Intro to Drawing the Portrait
This class will focus on a classical approach to drawing portraits for beginners. Learn techniques and strategies that will enable you to create life-like, accurate, and 3-dimensional looking drawings from life. Getting a good likeness of your subject will be explored as well as all of the elements (drawing, values and edges for example) involved in being able to faithfully depict what is before one’s eyes.
Date and time:
Beginning: March 29th, 2017 every Wednesday from 6:30pm to 9pm – (6 consecutive weeks)
Cost: $187 + tax
Instructor: Robert Pietrantonio. For further information, contact the instructor at email@example.com.
Introduction to perspective
In this class you will be introduced to the basic principles of perspective for visual artists.
-Principles of 1, 2, 3 point perspective
-Observations of objects and learning:
How to figure out if they are in 1 or 2 points perspective; hot to locate vanishing points using ‘’sighting technique’’ on these objects
-Drawing square objects (above and below you) in 1 & 2 points perspective
Additionally, exercises include:
Analyzing perspective in photographs
Different exercises for different skills levels
Diagnose problems in perspective and help in your personal projects
Date and time:
187$ + tax
In this course, students will explore ways that light can transform paintings and drawings.
Using pencil shading exercises and by tracing Italian Renaissance paintings, they will learn how to create focal points and drama in images.
They will then choose an image in a painting or drawing they have already created and do a shaded drawing to transform the light in the work.
The teacher will help student to acquire good pencil techniques.
Date and time: Beginning March 27th – every Monday 1:30 – 4 pm (6 weeks)
Cost: $187 + tax
Instructor: Deirdre McCay
For further information, contact the instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday Night Drawing Sessions (Live Model)
Date and Time: Every second Monday night 6:30 – 9 pm Cost: $10 Pay by cash at the door.
Workshops: Figure drawing Workshop