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.

Materials List:

  • 18×24 Strathmore Recycled Drawing Paper
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Plastic eraser
  • Soft vine charcoal
  • 2B, 4B, 6B Black and white charcoal pencils
  • Black “charkoal” stick
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Masonite Board

Supply kits will be available at a 15% discount the Inkstone 2302 Bowditch Street at Bancroft (behind Urban Outfitters).

Pricing (8-weeks):

Community: $300
Faculty, staff & alumni: $280
Current Students: $199

Summer Session Dates:

Day Dates Times Instructor Location
Tuesday 6/18–8/6 1pm-3pm Danny Neece Berkeley Art Studio
Tuesday 6/18–8/6 6-8pm Danny Neece Berkeley Art Studio
Saturday 6/22–8/10* 2-4pm Larissa Mellor Berkeley Art Studio

*No class 7/6; this class is 7 weeks and is priced accordingly. 

Spring Session Dates:

Day Dates Times Instructor Location
FULL! Monday 3/18–5/6* 10am-12pm Jon Stich Berkeley Art Studio
FULL! Tuesday 3/12–4/30** 6-8pm Danny Neece Berkeley Art Studio
FULL! Saturday 4/20–5/11 3-6pm Larissa Mellor Berkeley Art Studio

*No class 3/25
*No class 3/26

 

 

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