Suitable for Teens 11- 16 yrs
Mondays 4:15pm-6:15pm held LIVE in-person in our studio in Dumbo.
This is the perfect introductory class to the important skill of classic drawing. In just a few weeks-develop confidence working with sketches & demonstrate strong compositions. Explore classical principle techniques for achieving accurate proportion & a comprehensive approach to linear perspective. In the first few weeks, we will develop an eye for line- form & tone in still-life arrangements using a combination of pencil, charcoal or inks. Practical exercises on how to draw using the right side of the brain, how to draw curves, use contour technique & straight line approximation technique, the essentials of drawing ellipses, drawing a cylinder, hemispheres & how to employ horizontal lines & vanishing points, & how to use cross contours to give your drawings a sense of volume and accuracy. Learn how to level lines to double check accuracy & ensure the lengths of your lines are accurate, how to use the midpoint establishment to ensure the two major halves or your drawing are accurate- these classic exercises help you learn how to see shape and form. In the last few weeks of the course, we will put together all the techniques to create more ambitious accurate finished drawings.
Sign up options
PLEASE NOTE While we do offer individual class sign up options in this course, it is primarily for those who have missed the start of the course. We encourage everyone to sign up for a full class course. It is the only way to learn skills in this media. Please note if you are signing up for one individual class, this will only serve as a taster session or introduction to this media, it is not possible to learn this craft in a two hour siting. Please manage your expectations when signing up for single class dates.
This class is held live in our studio in Dumbo, Brooklyn. Limited availability & safety restrictions apply
During the ongoing crisis, anyone attending an in-person class must agree to adhere to all CDC & NY Safety guidelines