Drawing is a fundamental artistic skill. Most great works of art begin with a simple sketch. This six-week course will cover the fundamentals of drawing including value, line, positive and negative space, observation, selection, perspective and composition. A variety of subject matter is explored using pencil, charcoal, brush & ink plus other drawing materials. Students will explore their creative voice through exercises in expression and creativity. All materials are provided.
The first session of this class is Sunday, March 19 from 10 AM- 12:30 PM and will meet weekly through April 30, skipping the week of April 9.
About the Instructor
Donna Iona Drozda designs studios for young and adult artists as a member of the faculty at the Virginia MOCA and as a statewide educator with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. She studied with artists and healers in Bali, Tibet, and Nepal, served as Artist in Residence at Cuyahoga Valley National Park, contributed to the permanent collection at the George W. Bush Presidential Library, and attended the White House celebration of First Lady Laura Bush’s National Park Centennial project. Read more here.
This class is produced in partnership with the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA).