• Absolute Beginners
  • Drawing

This course is the best way to begin your artistic journey! Through in-class exercises and demonstrations, students will explore observational drawing, learning how to see, how to translate light and shade, positive and negative space, capture gestures using line, volume, value, proportion, natural perspective, contour, composition and mark-making. You'll explore a variety of media, learning about the possibilities. The fundamentals of observation are vital to any creative practice! 


Fall 2019/Winter 2020:

12 Week Courses:

508/802/538: Base Tuition: $495 + Material/Model Fee: $40 = Total: $535

901: Base Tuition: $495 + Model Fee: $28 = Total: $523

10 Week Courses:   

801: Base Tuition: $422 + Models/Materials Fee: $35 = Total $457

Spring 2020:

10 Week Courses:

901/802/508: Base Tuition: $422 + Materials/Model Fee: $40 = Total: $462

5 Week Courses:

506/507: Base Tuition: $260 + Materials/Model Fee: $20 = $280

Notes: No experience necessary. An element of this course includes studies in the human figure; a nude model will be used.

Upcoming Sections

CodeInstructorDates & TimeDaysLengthRegister
802Anahita AkhavanApril 15, 2020 to June 17, 2020
TERM - Spring 2020
Wednesdays
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
10-week courses$462.00
506Martha EleenApril 16, 2020 to May 14, 2020
TERM - Spring 2020
Thursdays
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
5-week courses$280.00
508Martha EleenApril 16, 2020 to June 18, 2020
TERM - Spring 2020
Thursdays
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
10-week courses$462.00
901Tina Oehmsen-ClarkApril 18, 2020 to June 20, 2020
TERM - Spring 2020
Saturdays
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
10-week courses$462.00
507Martha EleenMay 21, 2020 to June 18, 2020
TERM - Spring 2020
Thursdays
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
5-week courses$280.00

What you will learn

  • Ways of seeing
  • Line/Contour
  • Gesture
  • Mark-making
  • Negative/positive shape
  • Tonal values
  • Composition
  • Spatial exploration
  • Experimenting with media: Exposure to a variety of materials and processes of wet and dry media
  • Presentation of various examples throughout history
 
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