Sunday, January 8, 2017

Drawing: A Visual Vocabulary

Drawing: A Visual Vocabulary

Drawing: A Visual Vocabulary

Expand your visual vocabulary with a variety of drawing techniques that will improve how you communicate your message. Drawing includes the basic "vocabulary" of line, shape & value used to develop complex ideas into paintings, mixed media, sculpture, or works of art. In this class, you will explore a variety of drawing mediums, find out how to get the most out of your medium, and experiment with each on a small scale.

Artwork by Linda Chappel

Practice drawing from life, using preliminary sketches to clarify your ideas, and discover a wide variety of new techniques. Whether you consider yourself a beginner or intermediate, this class will improve your skills, build your visual vocabulary and confidence!

Meets: (4) Saturday Afternoons 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM (3-hour duration)
Dates: Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29 in 2017
Location: TPS Art Center (2447 N. Los Altos, Tucson, Arizona 85705)

Instructor: Linda Chappel
Format: Demonstration, lecture, & one-on-one instruction provided during hands-on practice.
Level: Absolute Beginner to Beginner, all levels are welcome!

Medium: Graphite, charcoal, sanguine, pen & ink, pastel
Technique: A variety of drawing medium techniques and preliminary sketches
Materials: All materials provided. Bring a sketchbook, notebook, or something to take notes on.

Participants' Work & Demo


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Demonstration Using Your Whole Body to Draw

Demonstration Drawing from Sketches

Participants' Work

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