Class Descriptions

Formal Drawing & Basic Painting Techniques

For centuries, artists have been committing magic: rendering eyeball tricks that entice viewers into thinking that we 'see' what isn't actually there. Those basics are debunked in classes that explore two-dimensional techniques, unmask theories behind three-dimensional illusion, and experiment with the tools that can cinch the tricks.

Black and white charcoal drawing of mountainous crags

Content and imagery is appropriately delivered to entice students 10 years-old through adult. Students each keep a sketchbook, compiling their own drawings and doodles, a visual dictionary of terms for future reference, and academic practice of each idea and technique at hand. Ultimately, students are required to tap into their imaginations and commit to rendering their own unique visual magic.

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As interest dictates, continuing classes can be scheduled to delve into the fascinating complications of color.