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Drawing with Charcoal and Graphite Pencil (Online)
with Alicia Mino
Mondays, 6 - 8 pm
Gain a firm foundation in classical drawing instruction using charcoal and graphite pencil. Working from still life subjects and natural forms through photo references, learn how to render texture, light, and contrast to create a sense of realism. Instruction will address not only line quality and shading, but also expressive addition and subtraction methods with brushes and kneaded erasers and techniques for mixing charcoal and graphite together for varied effects. Improve your drawing skills to encapsulate the world around you or to establish a firm grounding for further artistic study.
- Students will learn about graphite pencil and charcoal pencil techniques
- Students will learn how these two techniques can be mixed for a more interesting effect
- Students will learn how to render realism though the study of texture, light and contrast with graphite pencils and charcoal
- Students will learn how to utilize the addition and subtraction technique with brushes and kneaded eraser
Image: Mary Kollock, House on Water with Dock and Boat, n.d., charcoal on rough-textured heavy-weight watercolor paper. Collection of PAFA.
Register by: June 24
Drawing Fundamentals Intensive
with Phyllis Laver
Monday - Friday, 9 am - 4 pm
If you’ve never drawn before, or your skills are a little rusty, then this class is for you. Learn to draw what you see with confidence. Study the still life, interior spaces, and human figure to master the drawing elements – shape, contour line, composition, light and shadow, texture and perspective.
NOTE: This course is available for 1.0 undergraduate credit for $525.
Important: All students enrolling in on-campus courses must submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and booster (or documentation for a medical/religious exemption request) upon registration. Open the Agreement form during checkout to upload an image of your vaccination card or exemption documentation, or submit vaccine and booster documentation below.Onsite card display and card images emailed to the CE office cannot be accepted. Registration for any on-campus course is pending without vaccination documentation or exemption approval. See the CE Policy Guide below for complete COVID-19 safety requirements.
Register by: June 24