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Hollywood, Florida
Introduction to DRAWING (complete 4-week course)
1:00 PM - 11:59 PM Arts and Crafts Social Club
Date: January 05, 2019 to January 05, 2019
Where: Arts and Crafts Social Club, 902 North Flagler Drive, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States, 33304
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Arts & Theater
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Introduction to Drawing: FULL 4-WEEK COURSE Summary: This 4-part course provides a solid foundation of basic drawing approaches and techniques. It is offered for beginners and for those who want to practice in company with others. Participants will begin to "see like an artist" through close observation and contour drawing, plus learn about various materials and develop skills including composition, shading, and perspective. Each class includes a brief demonstration followed by group practice. Check out some of the "Before and After" drawings by some of the students who have taken the course so far. There is clear improvement in drawing skill -- it works! PLEASE NOTE: If you don't want to take the full course, you can sign up for each weekly class separately (see individual events listings). Each class is $40; you can save $40 by signing up for the full 4-class course here for $120. The instructor, Stephanie McMillan, is a local artist with 25 years of professional experience as an award-winning editorial cartoonist, graphic journalist, and illustrator. Her clients have included the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, City Link, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Bay Guardian, Scholastic/New York Times, Universal Syndicate, United Media, and Forbes. Class size is limited to ensure individualized guidance and feedback. Basic materials will be provided (no extra materials fee). 1-2:30pm Saturday 1/5: Class 1: Line After gaining confidence through warm-up exercises and exploring various materials, participants will develop the skill of close observation through contour drawing (focusing on edges). 1-2:30pm Saturday 1/12: Class 2: Shape We will learn to notice objects as they relate to other objects and the space around them, and build compositions using simple shapes. 1-2:30pm Saturday 1/19: Class 3: Shading We will explore techniques of rendering light and shadow to represent volume. 1-2:30pm Saturday 1/26: Class 4: Perspective We will learn the principles of 1-po
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