Drop in Drawing Instruction


June 5th -  July10th  No classJuly 3rd  

MONDAY 6-9 PM$15 PER CLASS

BOTHWELL CENTER FOR THE ARTS

NANCY ELIZABETHSALTSMAN

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!