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Duration: 10 wks
Date range: September 12 to November 14
Date(s) of the week: Thursday
Hour: 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Quarter: Fall 2019
Prerequisite: None
Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 101
Price: $160
No Longer Available

Learn to draw what your eyes can see! We will use: pencil, pen, watercolor and pastels. This class is for beginners and experienced artists wanting to sharpen their drawing and observation skills.

Still LIFES, small objects, photos and more will be our inspiration.

Let me know your drawing interests, so that I can serve you better!

Week 1 Review supply list. Pencil value study.
Week 2-3 Ebony pencil drawing of still life (glass).
Week 4 Pen drawing of textured objects.
Week 5-6 Pen and watercolor landscape painting (from a photo).
Week 7-8 Pastel drawing of pumpkins.
Week 9-10 Pastel drawing of hands.

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 Sanford Ebony pencil
3 Blk white vinyl eraser
3 BlkE sandpaper wand
3 BlkE 9-10c
3 BlkE 3/8” to ½” wide blending stump (optional)
3 Blk pencil sharpener (optional)
4BlkE 1 black ink Uniball fine point rollerball pen
2-3Blk soft pastels: black, gray, white, ocher, burnt sienna, raw umber, orange, yellow-orange
5Blk 8” x 10” to 11” x 14” drawing pad
back 1: 19.5”x25.5” sheet of Canson Mi-Tientes “Moonstone” pastel drawing paper (cut into ¼’s)
5Blk 1/4″ wide round watercolor brush or water brush pen
5Blk ½” wide flat synthetic watercolor brush (optional)
3 BlkE student grade (or better) watercolor paint: black, yellow ocher, burnt sienna
5Blk white ceramic pallet (or dish)
3 BlkE medium or soft hardness vine charcoal
3 Blk container to carry supplies (optional)
4Blk 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

By Robert Schick
Click images below to enlarge.

Old Shoes (graphite) Tree with Clouds (pen) MV Heritage Park Illustration (watercolor)