This class provides beginning to intermediate students with a solid foundation in drawing. Working in pencil and charcoal, students will practice the fundamental steps of creating a work of art. Students will learn to develop their powers of observation, increasing their ability to see as artists. Technical aspects of drawing such as line, volume, and perspective will be introduced through class instruction and demonstrations. The class works with a variety of still life subjects. Students often follow this course with Fundamentals of Painting to expand their artistic experience.
Materials may be purchased from VisArts online and they will be available at the first class. Materials may also be brought at an arts supply store, if desired.
Required Materials List:
Hard charcoal pencil
Soft charcoal pencil
Soft vine charcoal
“Charcoal White” white chalk pencil
Ebony or 6B Graphite pencil
Strathmore 300 Series Charcoal paper pad, 18 x 24”
Newsprint pad, 18 x 24”
Small pencil sharpener(s)