DRAWING: Anyone can draw! Students in our drawing classes learn fundamental drawing skills and techniques to advance their artistic path. From basic skills to more advanced techniques, our classes will help you discover your artistic vision.

Spring 2021 Registration:
November 23 - Member Registration
December 7 - Registration Open to the Public


Class Levels By Color

Beginning

Intermediate

Advanced

All Levels


SPRING 2021 CLASSES

ONLINE CLASSES

TUESDAY

Freeing Your Creative Spirit


Join teaching artists Jen Broemel (textile) and Peggy Breidenbach (ceramic) as they pull assignments from Corita Kent’s seminal book, Learning By Heart, to help kick-start your own creativity and encourage you to look at the world in new ways. The class will use simple tools (paper, magazines, paint, thread, clay) to create both individual and group projects. Also incorporated will be improvisational techniques used by these artists in their own work as well as other approaches from invited guest artists.


7 Weeks • January 19–March 2 • 10 am–Noon • $327 • All Levels • Peggy Breidenbach + Jen Broemel

 

Drawing with Color - Online

 

Open yourself to a world of color as you incorporate this exciting element in your drawings! Learn about color choices, color mixing, and colorful drawing mediums as you express yourself in a rainbow of possibilities with supportive instruction. You will receive an email one week prior to the start of your class with Zoom details and a guide to support your virtual learning experience.


7 Weeks • March 9–April 20 • 6:30-8:30 pm • $261.00 • All Levels • Nicole Alderson


IN-STUDIO CLASSES


MONDAY

 

Sketchbook Play


Learn about the practice of keeping a sketchbook! You will explore various art mediums while recording daily experiences and everyday surroundings. Fill your sketchbook with ideas and inspirations for future artworks while making a masterpiece in itself!


7 Weeks • March 22–May 3 • 10 am-Noon • $327.00 • All Levels • Vandra Pentecost

 

Drawing 1


Anyone can learn to draw! Develop fundamental drawing skills and techniques to advance your artistic journey. Experiment with a variety of drawing mediums through step-by-step weekly exercises.


7 Weeks • January 18–March 1 • 1-3 pm • $327.00 • Beginning • Vandra Pentecost

 

Perspective Basics - Online


Want to learn how to draw shapes in a three-dimensional space? This class will provide you with the basic skills to give your drawing a realistic depth of feild. Gain perspective and the confidence to draw geometric forms in a supportive environment!


4 Weeks • January 18–February 8 • 1-3 pm • $215.00 • Beginning • Daniel Cooper

 

Drawing 2


As a continuation of Drawing 1, this class will take your skills to the next level through an exploration of value studies, still lifes, and a wide range of mediums. To supplement the technical learning, students will begin to look into the history of drawing as an art form.


7 Weeks • March 22–May 3 • 1-3 pm • $327.00 • Intermediate • Vandra Pentecost

 

Perspective + Still Life - Online


Learn the rules of perspective as you practice drawing from a classic still life! In this relaxing studio environment, you will learn to strengthen your artistic eye and improve your drawing skills while learning to represent rectangular and cylindrical objects in space.


4 Weeks • March 29–April 19 • 1-3 pm • $215.00 • Beginning • Daniel Cooper

 

Charcoal Drawing


Why limit yourself with the fine lines of a pencil when you can get loose instead? Enjoy letting go as you investigate the expressive possibilities charcoal offers as a drawing medium. From rich values to soft blending, there’s no excuse not to get messy with us in this fun drawing class!


4 Weeks • February 22–March 15 • 4-6 pm • $215.00 • Beginning • Vandra Pentecost

 

Drawing with Color


Open yourself to a world of color as you incorporate this exciting element in your drawings! Learn about color choices, color mixing, and colorful drawing mediums as you express yourself in a rainbow of possibilities with supportive instruction.


4 Weeks • March 29–April 19 • 4-6 pm • $215.00 • Beginning • Vandra Pentecost

 


TUESDAY

 

Expressive Figure Drawing


Explore a variety of drawing materials as you work from a professional model! This class will allow you to practice capturing gesture, proportion, and the human form in a loose style with lots of expression.


4 Weeks • March 30–April 20 • 10 am-Noon • $236.00 • AdvancedVandra Pentecost

 

Still Life Drawing


Learn to draw from observation as you study the classic forms of everyday life! Whether it be vases of flowers or baskets of fruit, students of this class will learn to bring to these objects to life through the drawing process.


7 Weeks • March 16–April 27 • 4-6 pm • $327.00 • All LevelsEthan Culleton

 

Figure Drawing


Work from professional models in a supportive group setting! Proportions, gesture, and rendering will be discussed as it relates to figure drawing.


7 Weeks • January 19–March 2 • 6:30-8:30 pm • (Snow Makeup March 9, 6:30-8:30 pm • $329.00 • All LevelsEthan Culleton

 

Drawing Portraits From Photos


Drawing portraits from photographs is a great way to practice the human form without a professional model. By working from photos, you’ll learn how to accurately portray your subjects while overcoming the inherent challenges that come from working with photos.


7 Weeks • March 23–May 4 • 6:30-8:30 pm • $327.00 • Intermediate • Vandra Pentecost

 

Drawing 1


Anyone can learn to draw! Develop fundamental drawing skills and techniques to advance your artistic journey while experimenting with a variety of drawing mediums through step-by-step weekly exercises.


7 Weeks • March 16–April 27 • 6:30-8:30 pm • $327.00 • BeginningEthan Culleton

 

WEDNESDAY

 

Pastel Landscapes


Pastels are a forgiving and relaxing medium to explore the genre of landscape painting! This class is the perfect opportunity to loosen your creative style with soft pastel colors as you learn how to capture luscious atmospheres and movement.


7 Weeks • March 17–April 28 • 4-6 pm • $327.00 • All LevelsDaniel Cooper

 

Drawing 1


Anyone can learn to draw! Develop fundamental drawing skills and techniques to advance your artistic journey while experimenting with a variety of drawing mediums through step-by-step weekly exercises.


7 Weeks • January 20–March 3 • 6:30-8:30 pm • $327.00 • BeginningEthan Culleton

 

Drawing 2


As a continuation of Drawing 1, this class will take your skills to the next level through an exploration of value studies, still lifes, and a wide range of mediums. To supplement the technical learning, students will begin to look into the history of drawing as an art form.


7 Weeks • March 17–April 28 • 6:30-8:30 pm • $327.00 • IntermediateEthan Culleton

 

THURSDAY

 

Figure Drawing


Work from professional models in a supportive group setting! Proportions, gesture, and rendering will be discussed as it relates to figure drawing.


7 Weeks • March 18–April 29 • 1-3 pm • $329.00 • All Levels • Daniel Cooper

 


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