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 (7-weeks, 2 hours):

Community: $265
Faculty, staff & alumni: $245
Current Students: $175

Pricing (6-weeks, 3 hours):

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

Winter Session Dates:

Day Dates Times Instructor Location
Monday 1/27–3/9 6-9pm Larissa Mellor Berkeley Art Studio
Tuesday 1/21–3/3 10am-12pm Amber Fawn Keig Berkeley Art Studio
Tuesday 1/21–3/3 6-8pm Danny Neece Berkeley Art Studio
Saturday 1/25–3/7* 2-5pm Larissa Mellor Berkeley Art Studio

*No class 2/17
*No class 2/22

Spring Session Dates:

Day Dates Times Instructor Location
Monday 3/16–5/4* 6-8pm TBD Berkeley Art Studio
Tuesday 3/17–5/5** 10am-12pm Amber Fawn Keig Berkeley Art Studio
Saturday 3/14–5/2*** 2-4pm TBD Berkeley Art Studio

*No class 3/23
**No class 3/24
***No class 3/28

Late Fall Session Dates:

Day Dates Times Instructor Location
FULL! Monday 10/28–12/9* 10am-12pm Amber Fawn Keig Berkeley Art Studio
FULL! Monday 10/28–12/2** 6-8pm Larissa Mellor Bayview Room
Friday 11/15–12/13**** 10am-12pm Danny Neece Berkeley Art Studio
FULL! Saturday 10/26–12/14*** 3-5pm Larissa Mellor Berkeley Art Studio

*No class 11/11
**No class 11/11; this class is 5 weeks and is priced accordingly.
**No class 11/30
****No class 11/29

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