Drawing Fundamentals

Learn the skills necessary to draw well and draw effectively! Through a series of studio projects, you will explore the key elements of drawing including: line, shape, tone, compositional design, proportion, abstraction, and the drawing field. You will also learn the role of drawing in imagination, invention, and image development. Whether you are new to drawing or have drawing experience, this class will give you the tools necessary to take command of the drawing process and understand its principles.

Registration includes:

  • Weekly live lessons via Zoom
  • Videos of demos

Materials List:
Strathmore 400 Series Recycled Paper Drawing Pad – 14” x 11”

General’s Drawing Class Essential Tools Kit

General’s Factis Plastic Eraser

General’s Compressed Charcoal – Assorted, Pack of 4

The Inkstone on Telegraph near the UC Berkeley campus will have some drawing materials available. Please contact them directly to inquire about in-store pick-up.

You can also purchase materials from Blick: https://www.dickblick.com/lists/blicku/J8237UGB1EI0T/publicview/

 Pricing for 4 week, 2 hours class:

Community: $160
Faculty, staff & alumni: $140
Current Students: $105

Summer Session Date:

Day Dates Times Instructor Location
Thursday 7/15–8/5 6-8pm Larissa Mellor Online


Drawing Fundamentals
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Larissa Mellor

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