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Drawing, Pastels & Multimedia

This course will teach the basics of 1 and 2 point perspective and aerial perspective. Learn to confidently portray architectural elements in your drawings and paintings…
For students with some drawing experience looking to delve into a new medium. Lessons will cover application techniques, various implements, and damage control with a permanent…
Learn to draw the human figure from the Live Model. This course is intended for all skill levels from very beginners to more advanced students. You…
Learn the basics of working in pencil and  charcoal. We will emphasize shapes, light and dark, placement, textures, composition, etc. Interesting and unusual subjects. Lots of…
Your dog! Your cat! Your favorite  chicken, tiger, rhinoceros, parrot! We will create great eyes, fur, feathers, or skin (think frog). Any medium you use—watercolor, pastel,…
A vibrant medium! We will create colorful art of various subjects using hard and soft pastels—even pastel pencils. Working on toned pastel or charcoal paper. Great…
Pencil, ink, scratchboard, pastel, charcoal, mixed media. We will explore the dramatic effects of lights and darks with a limited palette.
Individual instruction for concentrated instruction on whatever medium you choose. I could include critique and suggestions of your work, teach you a new subject-leave your comfort…
Introduction to color pencil techniques, tips and tools. Stroke, pressure, paper texture, pencil sharpening and blending are explored. Layering color complements, creating color blends and intensifying…
A class for students with some color pencil drawing experience and knowledge of the color wheel. We use the black paper color to set off a…
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