June 5th - July10th No classJuly 3rd
MONDAY 6-9 PM$15 PER CLASS
BOTHWELL CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Questions? call 925-447-2787 registration here
WEEK 1 : Tools, techniques, papers, value study & creating dimension (Bring a range of good quality graphite pencils, pencil type erasure, kneaded erasure, pencil sharpener & a pad of Strathmore Bristol Smooth Paper)
WEEK 2 : Full tonal drawings using a variety of techniques (bring your tools from above)
WEEK 3 : Rendering fabric, folds and wrinkles using each of the techniques from above. (Bring fabric, clothing, photos of someone with wrinkles; your choice.)
WEEK 4 : Using colored, textured & handmade papers(Bring some other types of papers.) Go to Way-Up-Art & Frame, Michael’s or FLAX in Oakland – amazing paper collection). Make sure you like the touch & feel of the paper as well as the appearance!
WEEK 5: Pleine Air Sketching to a location to be determined. (Bring a chair, a hat, your drawing supplies)
WEEK6: Final completion of graphite drawing, critique & potluck. Bring all of your supplies, sketchbooks and drawings.
Note: Always bring photos, subjects and objects to class that “you” want to draw!