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
  • Medium vine charcoal
  • Black and white charcoal pencils
  • Black “charkoal” stick
  • 2H HB 2B and 4B pencils
  • Ebony Pencil
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Masonite Board

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

Pricing:

Community: $260
Faculty, staff & alumni: $240
Current Students: $170

Winter Session Dates:

Day Dates Times Instructor Location
FULL! Monday 1/28–3/11* 10am-12pm Julia Sackett Berkeley Art Studio
FULL! Monday 1/28–3/11* 6-8pm Scott Leddy Berkeley Art Studio
FULL! Tuesday 1/22–3/5 6-8pm Danny Neece Berkeley Art Studio
FULL! Saturday 1/26–3/9 2-4pm Julia Sackett Berkeley Art Studio

*No class 2/18; this class is 6 weeks and priced accordingly. 

Spring Session Dates:

Day Dates Times Instructor Location
Monday 3/18–5/6* 10am-12pm Julia Sackett Berkeley Art Studio
Tuesday 3/12–4/30** 6-8pm Danny Neece Berkeley Art Studio
Saturday 3/16–5/4*** 3-5pm Julia Sackett Berkeley Art Studio

*No class 3/25
*No class 3/26
**No class 3/30 & 4/13; this class is 6-weeks and priced accordingly. 

 

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