Creativity At The Confluence presents this 5-week drawing course with a focus on the natural world

This 5-week course is the perfect opportunity for you to become comfortable drawing from nature. This introductory course will cover the  fundamentals of drawing as they apply to depicting nature, and landscapes. The courses are taught by Lemon Wood, an artist currently studying at Beloit College.

Cost: $65 with all supplies | $45 if you bring your own supplies | $5 to attend only Sept 30 Introductory Class if you want to preview this course)

Preregistration required, please register below

Ages: 14 through adult

Course Objectives
-To become familiar with the basic methods, techniques, & tools of drawing
-To take part in a community of artists
-To delve into the challenging and nuanced process of drawing

Course Methods
-Practice & repetition
-Experimentation & discovery based looking
-Observational skills
-Group support & critique

Included Supplies:
-12×18 in Sketchpad
-Winsor & Newton Vine Charcoal – Extra Soft, Pack of 12
-General’s Kimberly Drawing Pencil Set – Assorted Hardness, Set of 10
-Kneaded Eraser
-Extra Soft Eraser

Sun, Sept 30, 1:30-3:30pm: Introduction to materials, basic technique, and an overview of the general class objectives. (Note: you can register to only attend this Introductory Class if you want to preview this course.)
Oct 7, 1:30-3:30pm: Gesture drawing demo and discussion of form, shadow, and light, then three 20 minute drawings.
Oct 14, 1:30-3:30pm: Contour drawing explanation and demo followed by a series of 1-15 minute drawings, blind contour and critique of the last two classes work.
Oct 21, 1:30-3:30pm: Intro to Landscapes, structure, depicting space. Four 20 minute drawings and critique.
Oct 28, 1:30-3:30pm: One 10 minute drawing three 30 minute drawings and final critique.

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