During the current Covid-19 period, this class is being held LIVE ONLINE via Zoom.
Create dynamic design using real and abstract images. Returning or advanced students may work on independent projects.
You will need a pencil, eraser, sandpaper, paper towel, white paper and a printout of the supply list for our first class.
Let me know your drawing interests, so that I can serve you better!
|Week 1||Review supply list. Value study using: pencil, erasure, sandpaper, paper towel on white paper|
|Week 2-3||Graphite drawing of bird nest using cut and torn paper masks, erasure shield|
|Week 4||Hans Hoffman inspired abstract charcoal drawing|
|Week 5-6||Complementary color floral still life drawing|
|Week 7-8||Distort a newspaper photograph using: graphite, charcoal and pastel|
|Week 9-10||Color paper/cloth collage self portrait|
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, 2B graphite pencils|
|3 Blk||white vinyl eraser|
|3 Blk||kneaded erasure|
|3 BlkE||sandpaper wand|
|3 BlkE||3/8″ to 1/2″ wide blending stump (optional)|
|3 Blk||pencil sharpener (optional)|
|2-3 Blk||soft pastels: black, gray, white, ocher, burnt sienna, raw umber, red, yellow, blue|
|5 Blk||9” x 12” to 11” x 14” drawing pad|
|5 Blk||8” x 10” sketchpad|
|Back||1: 19.5”x25.5” sheet of Canson Mi-Tientes “Moonstone” pastel drawing paper (cut into ¼’s)|
|5 Blk||white plastic multi-well watercolor pallet or small clear plastic salsa containers|
|3 BlkE||medium or soft hardness vine charcoal|
|3 Blk||soft or medium hardness compressed charcoal|
|7 Blk||¾” wide artist tape|
|3 Blk||assorted colored paper|
|9 Brn||“UHU stic” (or other brand) of glue stick|
|Home||scissors to cut paper and cloth|
|3 Blk||container to carry supplies (optional)|
|4 Blk||drawing fixative (optional)|
|Back||portfolio to store art (optional)|
|Window (top drawer)||1 sheet glassine paper to separate drawings in your portfolio|
|8 C||gray scale card|
|Other Optional Items||plumb line, pilot SCA-UF black pen to label supplies, 4”x6” mirror, Masonite panel (or drawing board) with #4 bulldog clips, 50 sheets of newsprint (“blanket”), camera, eraser shield, Tombow “Monozero” erasure, pastel pencils, illustration board, 9” x 9” piece of cotton cloth, charcoal pencil, Q-tips|
By Robert Schick
Click images below to enlarge.
|Old Shoes (graphite)||Tree with Clouds (pen)||MV Heritage Park Illustration (watercolor)|