Art & Design Classes: Drawing

Love to sketch, or just wish you could? Introduce yourself to the basic elements of sketching and drawing such as line, space, and perspective in our hands-on drawing classes. Discover the secrets of shading solid forms. Explore media such as charcoal and graphite. Master the principles of light and composition and hone your observation skills to create realistic drawings. Use color theory and a variety of color media to draw striking subjects like exotic botanicals. Learn the language of drawing and how to convey ideas with illustrations. Find out how to profit from your talent as a note card artist or children’s book illustrator.

Current Drawing Classes

  • Calligraphy: Beginning and Continuing Italic

    Express yourself with this elegant and versatile art form. You'll work on various personal projects, with plenty of demonstration and indiv... More »

  • Cartoon Illustration

    Become the cartoonist you always dreamed of in this introduction to the art of cartooning! For artists who aspire to (1) illustrate books, (... More »

  • Children's Book Illustration

    Immerse yourself in the world of children's book illustration with this introductory course. Using a variety of media, you'll learn basic te... More »

  • Chinese Sumi Painting and Calligraphy (Beg/Cont)

    Don’t paint just what you see, paint what you feel. Painting with soul is the fundamental idea of sumi painting and calligraphy. Study the... More »

  • Color Theory II

    A continuation of Color I, this course will further explore 2-D color relationships. The student develops working skills with thinking and i... More »

  • Drawing and Abstraction Basics

    Abstraction is a new way to see and express yourself, with an emphasis on dynamic visual communication through strong design. This is an in... More »

  • Drawing Basics

    This class is designed for non-artists who want a fun, informative and stress-free introduction to drawing. This course will focus on basic ... More »

  • Drawing: Beginning

    This course is designed for adult students who want to develop fundamental drawing skills. You will learn how to render realistic drawings b... More »

  • Drawing: Continuing

    Take your drawing skills to the next level! This exciting new course is for students that have taken a beginning drawing class, or have been... More »

  • Figure Drawing: Beginning and Continuing

    Focus on the human form and portraiture to explore a wide range of drawing experiences. Investigate gesture, contour, proportion, form in li... More »

  • Introduction to Printmaking

    Learn the skills, techniques and materials of fine art printmaking. Transform your drawings, paintings or graphic images into unique handmad... More »

  • Intuitive Art

    Feeling blocked or frustrated in your attempts to draw and paint? Learn to access your childlike spontaneity and creative voice through a pl... More »

  • Portraiture: Beginning and Continuing

    Learn the anatomy of the skull and facial muscles, the correct way of reproducing facial expressions and the composition of the portrait. Wo... More »

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