Join us for Drawing 101 TONIGHT!

Drawing 101

Learn the use of line weight, value, contrast, composition, perspective, recognition of positive
and negative space, building shapes, learning the human figure, composing still lifes and more!

Open to all levels — from absolute beginners to seasoned artists who may want a refresher!

Donation based (Suggested donation $15)

We have some basic materials, but feel free to bring your own.

Help us keep the creative mind alive and join us for a lesson in the arts with this drawing class!

Hope to see you all there!

Instructed by Jennie Penny
email: thelivinggallery@gmail.com or jenniepenny105@gmail.com

Drawing 101

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Drawing 101 is BACK!

We’re relaunching this class at a new day and time!

Wednesdays 4-6pm, right before our weekly Drink & Draw class!

If you or someone you know is interested in learning a variety of basic drawing concepts and techniques,
come by for this lesson based workshop to help sharpen and develop your drawing skills!

Learn the use of line weight, value, contrast, composition, perspective, recognition of
positive and negative space, building shapes, learning the human figure, composing still lifes and more!

Open to all levels — from absolute beginners to seasoned artists who may want a refresher!

Donation based (Suggested Donation $15)

Help us keep the creative mind alive and join us for a lesson in the arts with this drawing class!

Hope to see you all there!

Instructed by Jennie Penny
email: thelivinggallery@gmail.com or jenniepenny105@gmail.com

Drawing 101RSVP on the Facebook Event!

Classes: Drawing 101!

Welcome to Drawing 101!

First Class: September 6, 2013
from 5:00pm to 6:00pm
at The Living Gallery

After September 6, classes run from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.

This course will be open to all skill levels,
ranging from complete beginners
to seasoned artists who might need a brushing up.

Course Description: To educate the ideas of drawing by learning to develop visual competence and skills in two-dimensional art through the use of line, value and color.

Course Objective:

Developing skills in

  • designing compositions (organization, placement and use of positive and negative space)
  • producing still life and figure drawings from observation using value
  • learning the use of various dry mediums (pencil, charcoal, colored pencils, pastels)
  • gaining awareness and familiarity of visual elements and their relationships with one another (line, shape, value, scale, space, texture, proportion, perspective etc.)
  • learning to critically assess the effectiveness of ones work and others

Drawing 101

Course Outline:

  • Week 1: Introduction (open class)
  • Week 2: Shapes & Perspective
  • Week 3: Value & Color Theory
  • Week 4: Still Lifes
  • Week 5: Nature Drawing
  • Week 6: Figure Drawing
  • Week 7: Portraits
  • Week 8: Hands & Feet
  • Week 9: Fabric & Clothes
  • Week 10: Open Class

At the end of this course, you will be given the opportunity to showcase your work in the gallery to celebrate your hard work and how far you’ve come through your artistic journey. You must come to at least 4 classes to be eligible to participate in the showing, so make it count! A viewing of the work will take place an evening after the full course has ended.

First Class: Donation Suggested
Each Class Following: $25

WALK-INS WELCOME!

Instructor: Jennie Penny, www.jenniepenny.com
Contact: jenniepenny105@gmail.com or thelivinggallery@gmail.com

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UPDATE: With our Introductory class just around the corner (next Friday!) bare in mind, this will most likely be an hour long intro just to give you all the inside scoop of what the class will offer, discuss the future of the class and include a couple of light drawing exercises to get started. Following the intro, the gallery will be hosting a BYO ART event at 6pm that I would encourage everyone to stick around for! Donation for the first class is suggested. I shall keep you all updated as the date approaches!