8 sessions, 1 hr each
Art Supplies not included
Aug 10 – Oct 5, (Monday), 5.45-6.45 PM
Session 1. Material use (pencils, soft mediums, pen on different paper), values. When and how to use and not to use different materials. Lines, energy, movement. Proportioning. Basic forms: cube, cylinder, sphere, cone.
Session 2. Shading rules, smudging vs. cross-hatching, cast shadows, air perspective and complex shapes.
Still lives. Sketching a still life with fruits, practicing shading and all other rules learnt.
Session 3. Basics of composition. Practicing composition for still lives, landscapes and genre scenes.
Sessions 4. Perspective: 1-point, 2-point, 3-point perspective. Practicing basic shapes and forms in perspective.
Session 5. How to draw landscapes: strategy and tips. Choosing a right view. Drawing and shading a landscape.
Session 6. How to draw flowers: strategy and tips. Drawing and shading a bouquet.
Session 7. How to draw animals and birds: strategy and tips. Drawing and shading a cat and a bird.
Session 8. Basics of portrait drawing. Drawing a simple portrait.