Introduction To Drawing

Introduction to Drawing

(3 Classes over 3 Weeks)

Instructor: Jody Wilmarth, an award-winning NYS Art Educator

Register for a total of 3 instructional classes over 3 weeks. Each class is 1 1/2 hours long.

  • Class 1 is Wednesday, August 9th from 10 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Class 2 is Wednesday, August 16th from 10 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Class 3 is Wednesday, August 23rd from 10 AM to 11:30 AM

Class Description:

This introductory 3-part studio course in drawing emphasizes representation from direct observation. Drawing is fundamentally about learning to see, and to transport that vision onto paper through a variety of mark making techniques. The class will consist of in-class projects along with homework challenges that will supplement the in-class work. We will learn a variety of drawing techniques as well as explore the variety of drawing materials that are available.

Learning Objectives:

  • To acquire an understanding of the elements of art related to drawing.
  • Gain an understanding of figure and ground and their role in a drawing.
  • To work with the visual elements of line, shape, form, space, value, and texture in the creation of drawings.
  • To demonstrate an understanding of contour line, positive & negative space, perspective, sighting of angles and measurements of relationships in drawing.
  • To familiarize participants with basic skills and to encourage experimentation with techniques and materials, both traditional and non-traditional.
  • To explore creative expression beyond preconceived boundaries.

Time:  10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location:  49 S. Portage, Upper Floor, Innovation Studio, Westfield, NY  14787

Materials:  All required materials will be provided for each registered participant at no charge

Audience:  Any interested adult who has successfully  registered (class size is limited)

Registration required:  Send an email with contact information and the class you wish to attend to or fill out the form below.  You will receive an email confirmation

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Aug 23 2023


10:00 am - 11:30 am