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Introduction to Drawing/Painting - Draw101

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Aspects Covered:
  • 2 dimensional shapes versus 3 dimensional shapes
  • Value modeling and how the eye works
  • Basic perspective tools
  • Light placement and projected (cast) shadows
  • Building an object
  • Shadowing object
  • Painters additional elements:
  • Color theory
  • Tints, Hues, Shades

The following materials are available at local stores and you may already have equivalent materials. The prices listed are from Hobby Lobby. All materials are also available online at stores like www.utrechtart.com and www.dickblick.com and www.cheapjoes.com at student prices. This is a minimum list of materials required for the workshop.
  • Newsprint will be available free of charge for first time students using charcoal
    for future classes, an 18 x 24 inches pad of Newsprint or white paper $ 9~12
  • Kneaded rubber ‘charcoal’ erasers $ 1.69
  • 2 – 2B charcoal drawing pencils $ 2.99
  • Basic pencil sharpener $ 1.79
  • Painters need canvas board or canvas 11x17 to 18x24
  • Acrylic paints in primary colors (red, Yellow, Blue)
  • Mars Black and Zinc White
  • Cotton rags
  • Mixing palet
  • small containers for water and mixing
  • Brush assortment filbert #2, #4, #8, #10

Optional Materials

    Helpful additions but not critical...
  • White Conte crayon or pastel or pencil
  • Inexpensive plastic ruler or other straight edge
  • Compressed charcoal sticks
  • Vine charcoal sticks
  • Tissues (Kleenex)

The Cookie Rule

If your cell phone, laptop, or other electronic wonder box beeps, blinks or plays the Star-Spangled Banner during the workshop, you are asked to restore your honor with the class by bringing cookies for everyone at the next workshop.






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