In this online course, we will explore drawing for absolute beginners. We will start with different drawing tools – graphite pencils, charcoal, conte’, pen, and pastels. We will explore different drawing warm-ups, foundational skills, and subject matter. We will learn “the rules” and how to break them. Ignite your creativity, discover your style, and create something new today!
This six-week class meets on Mondays: September 18, 25, October 2, 16, 23, 30 (Skip October 9). Each session is 2 hours.
About the Instructor
Alex Drewry is a practicing art therapist and art educator. At the Charles H. Taylor Visual Arts Center and Village Studio Arts, she teaches using various media and processes that include watercolor, printmaking, assemblage, paper making, and painting. Alex’s unique experience as an art therapist informs her approach to art education. She focuses on foundational skills, such as the elements and principles of art, to help participants communicate with their personal artistic language. Her art education approach also focuses on the process and not the product. She provides students the space and permission to explore and play to enhance the creative experience.