This class is for beginners and experienced artists wanting to sharpen their drawing and observation skills. Still life, shells, landscape and fruit will be your inspiration. Experienced students may work independently.
Bring a #2 pencil, white paper, eraser, and 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!
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|Week 1||Review supply list. Pencil value study|
|Week 2-3||Pen drawing of a sea shells|
|Week 4-6||Charcoal drawing of a still life|
|Week 7-8||Pastel drawing of fruit|
|Week 9-11||Pastel drawing of a landscape|
|Week 12||Individual projects|
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|
|3 Blk||soft or medium hard compressed charcoal
General’s “white charcoal” pencil
|3 BlkE||medium or soft hardness vine charcoal|
|3 Blk||white vinyl eraser|
|3 BlkE||sandpaper wand|
|3 BlkE||3/8″ to 1/2″ wide blending stump (optional)|
|3 Blk||pencil sharpener (optional)|
|4 BlkE||1 black ink Uniball fine point rollerball pen|
|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
8″ x 10″ sketch pad or scratch paper
|back||1: 19.5”x25.5” sheet of Canson Mi-Tientes “Moonstone” pastel drawing paper (cut into ¼’s)|
|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|
|8c||gray scale card|
|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, Tombow “Monozero” eraser, pastel pencils|
|Old Shoes (graphite)||Tree with Clouds (pen)||MV Heritage Park Illustration (watercolor)|