This class is for beginners and experienced artists wanting to learn how to combine color with tonal rendering of observed objects.
Butterflies and flowers will be our inspiration.
Bring a #2 pencil, white paper, eraser, and a printout of the class supply list for the first day of class.
Let me know your drawing interests, so that I can serve you better!
|Week 1||Review supply list. Pencil value study.
(students only need pencil, eraser, white paper, and supply list)
|Week 2-3||Color pencil and pen drawing of flowers.|
|Week 4-6||Color pencil drawing of a butterfly.|
Recommended art store: University Art, 2550 El Camino Real, Redwood City, (650) 328-3500
|Store Row number; Color of Row number (Blk=black, C=colored, E=endcap), Back=back of store)|
|3 Blk||2H, HB graphite pencils, H hardness mechanical pencil (optional)|
|3 BlkE||medium or soft hardness vine charcoal (optional)|
|3 Blk||white vinyl eraser|
|Tombow “Monozero” eraser (optional)|
|3 BlkE||sandpaper wand (optional)|
|3 BlkE||chamois or paper towels (optional)|
|3 BlkE||3/8” to ½” wide blending stump (optional)|
|color pencil colorless blender and color burnisher (optional)|
|3 Blk||color pencil sharpener (Faber Castel) and/or Excel Safety Scraper (razor blade)|
|bullet point black felt pen (Sakura PermaOpaque (preferred) or Sharpie (non-permanent)|
|** color pencils: black, gray(s), white, ocher, burnt sienna, raw umber, red, yellow, blue and orange, pink, peach, light blue, earthy green|
|5 Blk||9” x 12” to 11” x 14” drawing pad|
|8” x 10” sketch pad or scratch paper|
|3 Blk||container to carry supplies (optional)|
|4 Blk||drawing fixative (optional)|
|back||portfolio to store art (optional)|
|8c||gray scale card|
|window (top drawer)||2 sheet glassine paper to separate drawings in your portfolio/use as paper mask|
|back||(optional) Strathmore 500 series Velvet Gray or Canson Mi-Tiente “Moonstone” pastel drawing paper|
|** Options other than color pencil: water soluble color pencils, Caran d’Ache crayons, pastel pencils, or pastels
Other optional items: plumb line, pilot SCA-UF black pen to label supplies, Ziploc snack bags, 4”x6” mirror, 18”x24” Masonite panel (or larger drawing board), #4 bulldog clips, 50 sheets of newsprint (“blanket”), camera, eraser shield, 9” x 9” piece of t-shirt to swat charcoal lines, tracing paper, ball pin stylus, scissors, mylar
By Robert Schick
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|Old Shoes (graphite)||Tree with Clouds (pen)||MV Heritage Park Illustration (watercolor)|